A Loose Bridge Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Bridge restorations are typically secured in the mouth with a strong dental-grade cement. This is meant to hold them firm through the course of the daily rigors of chewing and grinding food. Yet there are times when a blow to the face, an oral emergency, or a bacterial complication from gum disease can potentially weaken this strong bond. Should this... read more »

A Damaged Bridge Needs Attention to Prevent Complications

Your dentist, Dr. Mark Andrews, designed your dental bridge from durable materials before securing it onto the abutments with a strong dental adhesive. This makes it durable enough for biting, chewing and grinding most normal foods. However, there are instances when your bridge might be damaged by something abnormal. This could be something as traumatic as a blow to the... read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Can Be Completely Replaced with a Dental Bridge

It’s estimated by the American Dental Association that an average of three million teeth are knocked out each year during athletic activities. In most cases, pieces of the tooth still remain in the socket and they must be extracted to prevent pain and further complications. Once your gums have healed after the extraction, our Mark Andrews, D.D.S. team can completely... read more »