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Dental Bridge

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SamN

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Nov 18, 2016
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Can you have a dental bridge for two missing front teeth? I have a partial at the moment and hate it! I hate the idea of having metal drilled into my bone and how much it would cost to have it done! I have very healthy teeth/gums, no fillings. I had my front teeth removed due to a trauma as a child. Thanks
 
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comfortdentist

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Jul 19, 2009
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Miami, Fl
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1. 2 implants and 2 crowns- most likely need bone grafting and maybe gum graft- must be well done

2. conventional bridge where adjacent teeth are reduced and then restored with joined crowns-typically adjacent teeth are too weak and must go to canines(13+23, 6 +11) so 4 teeth are prepped to replace 2.

3.Resin bonded bridge from 6-11,(13-23) also known as Maryland bridge. Few dentists have experience with this and it is technique sensitive but preparation is so little that no anesthesia is needed.
 
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