Every time you drive over a bridge, you are backed by the same principles that support a dental bridge. You ask how? The crowned teeth on either side of a space, called abutments, hold an artificial tooth called a pontic.
Often, a bridge lasts for many years. However, sometimes the strain of supporting one or more missing teeth can weaken the abutments and direct to the loss of more teeth.
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Dental implants are often considered as a more valid alternative, as they eliminate most of the load-bearing pressure on traditional bridge abutments. When precisely placed on the bone, an implant acts exactly like the root of a tooth. It eases to bear the load that the natural teeth used to hold, avoiding neighboring teeth from extreme pressure. In many cases, two implants are used to establish a bridge.
At Charlotte Emergency Dentist, we have Dr. Sundaresh, who has the experience and skills to put the puzzle pieces together to fit any setting, regardless of the scope of your treatment.