Dental Bridges

Types of Fixed Bridges

There are multiple types of fixed dental bridges. Here are the three primary bridge options:

What materials are used?

Bridges can be constructed from gold alloys, non-precious alloys, porcelain or a combination of these materials. Porcelain is often bonded to either precious or non-precious metal.

In addition to receiving a thorough cleaning, your bridge should be protected from impact damage. If you play contact sports, consider wearing a mouth guard. A mouth guard should also be worn nightly if you suffer from bruxism or nightly teeth grinding.