Cosmetic Dental Services

Bridges

Missing a tooth or even teeth? We can bridge the gap!

Bridges can serve as a cosmetic and functional solution if you have a gap created by one or more missing teeth. They can help to improve the appearance of your smile and restore function of the mouth to allow for easier chewing or even speaking. If you have a missing tooth or even teeth, we recommend discussing this simple, effective way of improving your oral health.

Need to know

Appointments

  • At least 2 appointments
    • At the first visit, your dentist will prepare your teeth adjacent to the gap and impressions of your teeth are made for the technician to form a model of the bridge. We will make you a temporary bridge to wear to protect your teeth.
    • At the second visit, your new bridge will be permanently cemented into place
  • Further appointments may be needed once the bridge has been fitted, this will be to check or adjust the fit as advised by your Maven dentist

How long it takes?

  • The first appointment is usually around 60 to 90 minutes
  • The fitting of the bridge will take around 60 to 90 minutes

You may be asked about

  • Your dental and medical history
  • Your regular oral care routine at home

Before your appointment

No special preparation needed

After your appointment

  • With the temporary bridge, your dentist will advise you to avoid eating hard or sticky foods
  • With your permanent bridge, you may feel some discomfort while adjusting to it. We recommend soft foods for the first few days

Quick tip

Maintaining good oral hygiene will extend the life of your bridge. We recommend flossing daily, brushing twice daily and regularly visiting your Maven dentist and hygienist.

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Note: Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek advice from an appropriately qualified health practitioner

FAQs

The cost of a bridge may vary depending on your gap and your individual procedure. Your Maven dentist will recommend a treatment option best suited to you and provide you with an estimate of the price and payment options during your consultation visit.

We make sure you feel comfortable during any treatment and surgery. At the consultation with your dentist, we want to be sure that you understand the procedure and feel at ease about it. Getting a traditional bridge is usually a painless procedure, although you may feel some discomfort. If you have any concerns at all, please let us know.

The life span of your bridge will depend on many contributing factors including your dental hygiene routine and how well you look after your mouth. We recommend regular dental check-up and clean appointments to take the best care of your bridge.