Dental Bridges Easton, PA

Missing teeth not only ruins your smile, but can also cause a change in occlusion (bite), shifting of the teeth, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), speech impediments, an increased risk for periodontal disease, and a greater chance of tooth decay.

An effective treatment for missing teeth are bridges. A dental bridge is a dental restoration practice that replaces one or more missing teeth by bridging the gap created by lost teeth. Restoring the missing teeth will allow you to chew food and speak properly. Best of all? You can smile confidently again.

Dental Bridge Procedure:
  • The teeth on both sides of a missing tooth must be healthy for a bridge to be effective. Decayed and broken neighboring teeth will require rebuilding and strengthening so they can be used as support for the bridge – a separate procedure
  • Assuming the neighboring teeth are healthy, a temporary bridge is inserted to protect the abutments as well as the space between them.
  • During your second visit, the permanent bridge is placed and adjusted to ensure proper fit and function.
Types of Bridges

Traditional bridges are connected to create a crown for the tooth on either side of the missing tooth with a pontic in between. Traditional bridges are most common and are made of porcelain fused to metal or ceramics.

Cantilever Bridges are used when there is only one neighboring tooth to the gap. It is used to replace only one tooth.

Maryland bonded bridges are made of plastic teeth and gums supported by a metal or porcelain frame work. Metal or porcelain wings on each side of the bridge are bonded to your existing teeth.

Bridge Care

To prolong the life of your bridge, you need to take good care of it by brushing and flossing every day just like your natural teeth. We will help you every step of the way as you adjust to your new bridge. We promise you will love your new bridge, and new smile!

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FABEY DENTAL STUDIOS

Mark J. Fabey D.M.D.

2690 Kingston Rd.
Easton, PA 18045

Phone : 610-810-2704

OFFICE HOURS

Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
(1st and 3rd Saturday of the month)