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If you have missing teeth, there are a few cosmetic and functional restorations available to bring back your smile. Two popular restoration options for missing teeth in Diamon Bar, CA are dental bridges and dental implants!
Both improve esthetics, oral health, and oral function. Each has distinct differences in durability, length of procedure, cost, and other important aspects. But why would you choose one over the other?
What Are Some Key Differences Between Dental Bridges And Dental Implants?
A dental bridge consists of one or more false teeth (called pontics) set between two abutment crowns. Pontics are usually made of ceramic or porcelain fused to metal (PFM). The crowns can be attached to healthy natural teeth or dental implants. If the last tooth on an arch needs to be replaced with a bridge, a cantilever bridge can be attached with a single abutment crown.
Dental bridges are perfect in the situation where the teeth surrounding your missing tooth already hav ...
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