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What is a Dental Bridge?

Dental bridges are a restorative dental solution offered by Dr. Bhumika Patel at Rocky Hills Dentistry in Rocky Hill, New Jersey. A dental bridge is designed to replace one or more missing teeth by anchoring a false tooth or teeth between two crowns placed on the adjacent natural teeth or implants. This "bridge" fills the gap left by the missing tooth, restoring both function and appearance.

Dr. Patel customizes each dental bridge to match the shape, size, and color of your natural teeth, ensuring a seamless and natural look. The materials used for bridges can vary, including porcelain, ceramic, or metal alloys, but porcelain or ceramic are often preferred for their aesthetic qualities. Dental bridges are a long-lasting solution, providing stability and durability with proper care.

How Rocky Hill Family Dentistry can help

Dental bridges offer numerous benefits for patients at Rocky Hills Dentistry. Here are some of the key advantages:

Restored Functionality: One of the primary benefits of dental bridges is the restoration of functionality. Missing teeth can make it difficult to chew food properly and may affect your speech. A dental bridge helps restore normal chewing and speaking abilities, improving your overall quality of life.

Enhanced Aesthetics: Missing teeth can significantly impact the appearance of your smile. Dental bridges are designed to look natural and blend seamlessly with your existing teeth, giving you a complete and aesthetically pleasing smile. This improvement in appearance can boost your confidence and self-esteem.

Preventing Tooth Movement: When a tooth is lost, the surrounding teeth can shift into the empty space, leading to misalignment and bite issues. A dental bridge helps maintain the proper positioning of your teeth by filling the gap, preventing unwanted movement and preserving your dental alignment.

Maintaining Facial Structure: Missing teeth can cause changes in your facial structure, leading to a sunken or aged appearance. Dental bridges help support the facial tissues, maintaining the natural shape of your face and preventing premature aging.

Long-Lasting Solution: With proper care, dental bridges can last for many years, making them a durable and reliable solution for tooth replacement. Regular dental check-ups with Dr. Patel and good oral hygiene practices can help extend the lifespan of your bridge.

Improved Oral Health: Replacing missing teeth with a dental bridge can improve your overall oral health. By filling the gap, bridges help prevent the buildup of plaque and bacteria in hard-to-reach areas, reducing the risk of gum disease and tooth decay.

At Rocky Hills Dentistry, Dr. Bhumika Patel is dedicated to providing personalized and effective dental solutions. Dental bridges are an excellent option for those looking to restore their smile and maintain their oral health. If you are considering a dental bridge, Dr. Patel can help you determine the best approach for your unique needs.

Dental Bridges in Rocky Hill, New Jersey - Rocky Hill Family Dentistry

Dental Bridges in Rocky Hill, New Jersey


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