Dental Bridges

Dental Bridges in Belleville, IL

If you're suffering from a missing tooth, then Smile Team Dental can help by restoring you tooth with a dental bridge. A bridge consists of two abutment teeth and crowns that anchor to both sides of the gap. Attached in between the abutment teeth is a prosthetic tooth that replaces your missing tooth. Schedule an examination with Dr. Kirk Quigless or Dr. Jon Sones to learn if a bridge is the right dental restoration for you.

Tooth Restoration

A bridge restores your smile for a beautiful appearance as well as your ability to chew and speak properly. Restoring missing teeth will prevent natural teeth from shifting and bite misalignment. Either your natural teeth or implants will support the bridge as the pontic fills the gap. Pontics are constructed with high-quality materials such as alloy or porcelain.

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Procedure Expectations

During a consultation, one of our premier dentists will evaluate your teeth and determine if a bridge is the best solution. If we move forward with the restoration process, we'll prepare your abutment teeth by recontouring them to fit a crown. We'll take impressions and send them to our dental laboratory. You'll wear a temporary bridge as your permanent crowns, bridge and false teeth are fabricated. When your permanent bridge is completed, we'll adjust it for a proper fit and cement it in place for a fully restored smile.

Make an appointment with Smile Team Dental in Belleville today! We offer dental bridges in the surrounding areas of Swansea, Fairview Heights, Edwardsville, Collinsville, Saint Claire, Madison County, Cahokia, Granite City, Shiloh, Dupo, Scott Air Force Base, O'Fallon and Alton, Illinois.

The Missouri Dental Board and the ADA do not recognize the treatment of TMJ (neuromuscular dentistry) or cosmetic dentistry as a specialty. Further, the ADA does not require any additional training of dentists who perform or advertise these procedures. Dr. Quigless practices general dentistry in St. Louis, Missouri but he has many continuing education hours in cosmetic and TMJ therapy procedures at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Education.