• What Is a Fixed Bridge?

    restorative dental care in NYC If you have a missing tooth, a dentist will recommend a couple of different options to fill the gap. It is important to your gums and overall dental health that any missing teeth be replaced. Dental implants are an option to replace a missing tooth, and are surgically placed into the gum and covered with a dental crown. Another popular option for replacing one or more missing teeth is a fixed bridge.

    A fixed bridge is made of one or two dental crowns that are placed atop the adjoining existing teeth with a false tooth, or teeth, in between. A fixed bridge is a great alternative to dental implants in circumstances where there are multiple teeth missing. Unlike partial dentures, which are also used to replace multiple missing teeth, a fixed bridge is not removable. The bridge is designed to stay in place and can only be removed by a dentist.

    To learn more about your options for restorative dental care in NYC , look no further than Dr. Jeffrey Rabinowitz. Whether you are looking for a bridge or tooth implants, Dr. Rabinowitz will be able to guide you through your options to replace missing teeth. To make a restorative dental care appointment, call (212) 826-2322.