What is a dental bridge?
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Dental bridge in Poland

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If you have missing teeth, your dentist can close or bridge the gaps in your smile with a dental bridge. This treatment is widely available in Poland and much cheaper than in the UK.

  1. What is a dental bridge?

    A bridge is a fixed dental restoration (a fixed dental prosthesis) used to replace one or more missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth definitively to adjacent teeth or dental implants. It will literally bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth.

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  2. What types of dental bridges are there?

    There are four main types of dental bridges, traditional (or conventional), cantilever, Maryland & implant-supported.

  3. What is a traditional bridge?

    A traditional bridge is the most popular type of dental bridge and can be used when you have natural teeth on both sides of the gap created by your missing tooth. If you have a natural tooth on each side of the gap caused by the missing tooth or teeth, then a cantilever or Maryland bridge may be used.

  4. What is an Implant-supported dental bridge?

    Implant-supported bridges use dental implants instead of crowns or frameworks. Typically, one implant is surgically placed for every missing tooth, and these implants hold the bridge in position.

  5. Why do I need a dental bridge?

    When you have a missing tooth or missing teeth, a bridge can benefit you in many ways e.g. it can restore your smile, correct your speech, help you to chew properly & maintain the shape of your face.

  6. How Long do Dental Bridges Last?

    With good oral hygiene and regular checkups, it is not unusual for the life span of a fixed bridge to be over 10 years. Poor oral hygiene could reduce this to between 2 and 5 years.

  7. How much do dental bridges cost in Poland?

    A traditional bridge in Poland will cost around £320 on average. In the UK, the typical price is around £700.



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What is a dental bridge
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What is a dental bridge
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A bridge is a fixed dental restoration (a fixed dental prosthesis) used to replace one or more missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth definitively to adjacent teeth or dental implants.
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