Bridge Placement

Fixed Bridge Placement

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Missing tooth

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To replace a missing tooth with a conventional three-unit bridge, teeth next to the gap are reduced.

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The custom-made bridge is placed over the prepared teeth.

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After adjustments are made, the bridge is cemented into place.

Flossing Under a Bridge

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Using a floss threader, insert floss under the bridge.

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Gently rub the side of each tooth next to the bridge with the floss, cleaning under the gum too.

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Rub the floss from side to side along the underside of the pontic.

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Mar 18, 2019 | Posted by in Dental Hygiene | Comments Off on Bridge Placement
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