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More About Bridges
If you’re missing teeth, a dental bridge can close the gap in your smile. Composed of materials such as gold or porcelain, dental bridges are strong and durable false teeth that easily blend in with your natural teeth.
How does a dental bridge work?
An abutment (a connector) is created with the patient’s existing teeth. These teeth are reworked to act as a stable base for the bridge
Once the abutment is formed, a mold is taken of the area
The mold is sent to a dental lab where a custom made bridge is built to fit the patient in a way that feels as close to their natural teeth as possible.
While waiting for your permanent bridge, a temporary bridge will be placed in your mouth to protect the abutments and vulnerable gum areas.
A missing tooth or teeth can cause structural shifts to the mouth and jaw which may result in difficulty eating or speaking normally. With a dental bridge, you can restore your smile, speech, ability to chew and maintain the shape of your face.
We recommend coming in for a consultation so we can discuss your case specifically and put together a few options for you.
If you have a missing tooth, the empty space can cause your other teeth to shift over time. A dental bridge is used to fill the empty space and preserve the structure of your teeth and smile.
Most dental brindles will last between 10 and 15 years, but it ultimately depends on the amount of care and the level of hygiene practiced.
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We participate with most PPO insurance plans. Please contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. We accept cash, credit cards, and debit cards. We also accept CareCredit for six months interest free.
Why Choose Our Practice
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With professional dental services, a comfortable environment, and welcoming care, our team want to help you make those remarkable moments in your life shine brighter with your smile.
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West Broad Dental believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. Our team will make sure that you are informed throughout your dental experience.
We serve the great people of the Falls Church community. We look forward to providing you with the professional, progressive dental care and customer service our patients have come to expect.
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