Having an attractive smile is important to many people, especially because the smile is known to impact the first impression as well as help you feel confident in day-to-day situations. This is why having missing teeth can be so inconvenient and troublesome. Fortunately, there are many tooth-replacement options that can give you the smile you need, and one of those options is a dental bridge.
A dental bridge in San Francisco, California, is strong appliance that contains a replacement tooth and a dental crown on each side. It anchors on the neighboring teeth and fills the gap in your smile. It usually requires two appointments to have the bridge completely inserted in the mouth.
The process of placing a dental bridge involves Dr. Peter Karsant numbing your mouth so you don’t have any discomfort while you’re in the dental chair. Then, he will prepare the neighboring teeth by removing a section of the tooth enamel. Your dentist will next make an impression of the smile and will send that impression to a dental lab. While the technician produces your new bridge, your dentist will cover the neighboring teeth with temporary dental crowns so you can use them between appointments.
When your personalized dental bridge is ready, you will come back to get it placed. During this appointment, our dental team will cement the bridge over the teeth and will make sure it gives you the results you are looking for.
A dental bridge can be extremely beneficial for you and your oral health. It can restore your smile, improve the functionality of your mouth, preserve the shape of your face, add power to your bite, prevent the surrounding natural teeth from travelling out of place, beautify your smile, and boost your oral health.
Would you like to know if a dental bridge is right for you? If so, please don’t hesitate to call Karsant Dentistry at 415-333-3919 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Peter Karsant. The sooner you visit our office, the sooner you can have the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted!