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Dental Bridges – East Brunswick, NJ

Fill In the Gap in Your Smile

Missing teeth can lead to many consequences, such as causing the rest of your smile to shift or making it more difficult to chew your food properly. The best choice for restoring your oral health is to have the gap filled in as soon as possible, and our team at East Brunswick Family & Implant Dentistry can help you do just that with a beautiful, reliable dental bridge. Give our office a call today if there’s a gap in your grin that you think a dental bridge can help you fill.

Why Choose East Brunswick Family & Implant Dentistry for Dental Bridges?

  • Lifelike, Long-Lasting Replacement Teeth
  • Dental Implants Placed In-Office
  • Practice That Utilizes the Latest Technology

What is a Dental Bridge?

Close-up of a dental bridge in East Brunswick, NJ

A dental bridge is a traditional form of tooth replacement that is made from a pair of dental crowns and one or more artificial teeth called pontics. In order to create the bridge, the pontics will be suspended between the crowns. Then our team can attach the crowns to two of your natural teeth (or two dental implants) to completely fill the space between them. Your new teeth will be made out of lifelike materials, making them virtually indistinguishable compared to the rest of your smile.

Types of Dental Bridges

Illustration of dental bridge in East Brunswick, NJ being placed on teeth

Should you get a traditional dental bridge, or would an implant bridge suit your needs better? Answering this question will be one of our goals when you visit our office to ask about having a dental bridge placed. We can go over the pros and cons of both types of dental bridges in more detail during your appointment, but in the meantime here’s a basic overview of what you need to know.

Traditional Dental Bridge

A traditional dental bridge rests on the teeth that are adjacent to the gap in your smile. Naturally, we will need to examine your mouth in order to make sure that said teeth are in good enough shape to support a traditional bridge.

Implant Bridge

When multiple teeth in a row are missing, two dental implants can be inserted into the gap so that they can support a dental bridge. There are many advantages to getting a bridge supported by dental implant posts, not the least of which is the fact that we won’t have to remove any enamel from your remaining natural teeth. 

The Benefits of Getting a Dental Bridge

Man outside on a sunny day smiling

If you ask our team why you should have a dental bridge placed, they’re likely to mention the following benefits:

  • A dental bridge can help maintain the alignment of your smile by stopping your natural teeth from drifting out of place.
  • Filling in empty space in your smile with a beautiful dental bridge can have a positive impact on your self-esteem.
  • Taking care of a dental bridge is easy, and the prosthesis can often last for 10 or even 15 years.