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Design and Materials of Dental Bridges

Considering Dental Bridges

You have just been told that you might need a dental bridge by your general dentist.  A flood of questions starts rushing through your mind—what is a dental bridge? What will a dental bridge do for me? What types of dental bridge materials are available for my dentistry needs?

Through this blog, Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD will explain the different types of dental bridges and the materials used for each.  With Dr. Lerch’s high level of expertise, you can rest assured that if you need a dental bridge, you have a dentist who knows the best solution for your individual needs.  Keep reading the Art of Dentistry’s blog to learn more about dental bridges.

Dental Bridges and Your Dentistry Needs

Patients who may require dental bridges are those who have a missing tooth, but also have healthy teeth around the gap that can keep the bridge in place and stable.  There are multiple dental bridges to consider, and during a consultation with Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD, you will learn which bridge may be best suited to you.

These types of bridges include:

  • Traditional dental bridge
  • “Maryland” dental bridge
  • Cantilever dental bridge
  • Implant supported dental bridge

In addition to the type of dental bridge, Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD will also discuss the materials that can be used for these bridges.  These materials include:

  • All porcelain bridges
  • Porcelain fused to types of metal, including gold
  • All metal bridges

All porcelain bridges and porcelain bridges that are fused to metal are both tooth colored bridges, and can blend seamlessly with the color and look of your existing smile.  With Dr. Summer Lerch’s attention to detail and artistry in dentistry, you can rest assured that with any of our dental bridge options, you will have a smile that is not only functional, but beautiful too.

Learn More about Dental Bridges

For more information about the materials and types of dental bridges that we have available to you, please contact our dental office.  We will answer all of your questions about dental bridges, and Nancy Summer Lerch, DDS, FAGD, AAACD will explain which dental bridge options might be good solutions for you.

We are committed to offering our patients unparalleled care and services.  To experience the Art of Smiles difference for yourself, contact our Center for Esthetic Dentistry located in New Haven.



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