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Types Of Dental Bridges

Do you know that average adults between 20 and 64 years old have three decayed or missing teeth? To regain your missing tooth, you have multiple options including dental bridges. A dental bridge is an affordable, time-tested, and low-risk treatment for missing teeth. A bridge is made up of two or more crowns that are held in place by the abutment teeth on either side of the gap. These false teeth can be made from a variety of materials such as gold, typically they’re made from porcelain to aesthetically blend in with your natural teeth. Here are four types of dental bridges that your dentist may suggest.


Traditional Dental Bridges Traditional dental bridges are the most common types of dental bridges, and are usually made of ceramic or porcelain fused to metal. It can be used when you have natural teeth on both sides of the gap created by your missing tooth. Bridges are even strong enough to replace molars.

Cantilever Bridges Cantilever bridges second type of dental bridges for replacing missing teeth. But it is suggested in case when natural teeth are only present on one side of a missing tooth. Cantilever bridge is not very common as Traditional dental bridge anymore and is not recommended in the back of the mouth where it can put too much force on other teeth and damage them.

Maryland Bridges As traditional bridge, a Maryland bridge can only be used when you have a natural tooth on each side of the gap caused by the missing tooth or teeth. Maryland Bridge also called a resin-bonded bridge is made of porcelain, porcelain fused to metal or plastic teeth and gums supported by a metal or porcelain framework. Important thing is that Maryland bridges aren't as strong as traditional bridges, and thus have a higher failure rate if used for more than one tooth.

Implant-Supported Dental Bridge As name define implant Supported Dental Bridge, these bridges are supported by dental implants. It can be used when you have more than one tooth missing. All type of Dental bridges plays an important role in preventing problems that can result from missing teeth. They provide perfect smile and help patients chew and speak properly. If you have any queries feel free to consult with Downtown Toronto


Dentist Professionals, which type of bridge is right for you based on the condition of your teeth and how many are missing.

Types Of Dental Bridges  

All type of Dental bridges plays an important role in preventing problems that can result from missing teeth. They provide perfect smile and...

Types Of Dental Bridges  

All type of Dental bridges plays an important role in preventing problems that can result from missing teeth. They provide perfect smile and...

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