How Do I Get a Porcelain Bridge?
Getting a bridge usually requires two visits. During the first visit, our team will numb and prepare the neighboring teeth so that the abutment crowns can be placed. Next, a highly accurate impression is taken and sent to a dental laboratory. This will be used to create a model of your smile so that your future restoration is precisely made to your smile. While you permanent fixed bridge is being fabricated at the laboratory (a process that takes several weeks), our Streamwood dentist will place a temporary bridge to protect the prepared teeth and to ensure your smile stays functional throughout the treatment process.
During your second visit, your new custom bridge will be carefully inspected, adjusted, and precisely and permanently cemented into place. In order to allow your teeth and gums to get used to the new appliance, your dentist may choose to apply temporary cement, waiting until a subsequent visit to permanently cement the bridge in place.
Visit our Dentist in Streamwood Today!
At Streamwood Smiles, we use the latest technology and finest materials available to comprehensive family dentistry to produce porcelain fixed bridges that offer superior fit, function and aesthetics. We will provide you with instructions on how to care for your new appliance. As with natural teeth, proper oral hygiene, good eating habits and regular dental visits will help maintain the life of your porcelain fixed bridge.
Feel free to contact us at 630-289-7111 if you have any questions about fixed porcelain bridges or to schedule a smile consultation with our team.