A Porcelain Bridge Completes the Smile!

Aaron Regains His Smile!

Tooth decay, gum disease, and injury are common causes of missing teeth.

When life gets in the way of a perfect smile, there are solutions. Aaron came to us to help him bridge the gap to a perfect smile.

Amongst the various options for tooth replacement, he chose to go with a porcelain bridge to regain his smile, as well as regain a lot of the functionality of his missing teeth.

A porcelain bridge is a good option to replace a missing tooth. Because the strength and natural appearance of porcelains keeps improving, we used a porcelain bridge to enhance the cosmetic appearance of his front teeth rather than using a traditional bridge supported by metal. We also added a little pink to match the color of his gums to replace some of the missing gum tissue. This also helped correct the symmetry of his teeth so that some didn’t appear longer.

Benefits of a Porcelain Bridge

When it comes to replacing multiple teeth, especially front teeth, a porcelain bridge can be a great alternative to dental implants. A dental bridge is a less-invasive procedure and also requires much less wait time to complete. A bridge can cosmetically enhance the look of your smile by closing the gaps, and it can offer these additional benefits as well.

  • Improve your ability to chew food – a healthier diet improve your overall health!
  • Help maintain the shape of your face.
  • Keep other teeth from shifting or moving out of place.
  • Fix an uneven bite.
  • Improve speech and get rid of lisps

Enjoy your new smile, Aaron! It’s already making Burien a little brighter!

If you’d like to replace a tooth and restore your smile, please schedule a smile consult with us to learn how we can help  – Just call us at (206) 242-0066 or request an appointment online!

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