If you are missing a single tooth or multiple teeth in a row, a dental bridge to replace your tooth, restore your smile, and create balanced chewing function. A bridge is a fixed dental restoration, meaning it is cemented in and is not removable. The dental bridge is anchored in place through the use of two dental crowns, which are custom made to fit the teeth on either side of the missing tooth area. These crowns hold an artificial tooth in place to restore your smile, ensuring that your restoration will not easily shift or come loose. It typically requires only two visits to our practice to complete a dental bridge. Dental bridges are designed to last for many years and to restore the function, beauty and health of your smile. Dental implants can also be used to replace missing teeth so it is important to discuss any tooth replacement options with your dentist to determine which option is best for your particular situation.