A bridge can be used to replace a missing tooth and restore the appearance and function of the mouth. It is a single restoration that uses the teeth adjacent to the open space for support.
This is a good treatment option especially if these adjacent teeth are already broken down and need to be protected with full coverage restorations like crowns.
It typically requires multiple appointments to complete this process, and involves a temporary bridge phase while the custom bridge is being crafted by a dental lab. Once completed, the area is now restored to optimal function and appearance. Click on the video from Spear Education to see a visual presentation of this procedure.