If you're looking for long lasting and affordable dental bridges near you in Berkshire from a highly experienced dentist, our 5* rated Bracknell clinic can help.
Our dental bridges team is led by our highly skilled principal dentist, Dr Chi-Yuen Wong (GDC No. 74689) who has over 25 years extensive dentistry experience with particular focus on cosmetic and general dentistry.
In addition to dental implants, there are two ways to replace missing teeth. The first is with a removable false tooth or teeth (a partial denture), the second is with a fixed dental bridge.
A bridge is usually used where there are fewer teeth to replace, or when the missing teeth are only on one side of the mouth.
A bridge is made up of two or more crowns for the teeth on either side of the gap. These two or more anchoring teeth are called abutment teeth, with one or more false teeth in between. These false teeth are called pontics and can be made from gold, alloys, porcelain, or a combination of these materials. Dental bridges are supported by natural teeth or implants.
The benefits of a dental bridge include:
To help keep this treatment as affordable as possible, we ensure our dental bridge prices are extremely competitive when compared to other expert dental bridge dentists in or near Bracknell.
|All Ceramic (metal free) (lab constructed)||from £850||from £780|
|Maryland (adhesive) Bridge||from £850||from £750|
|Porcelain Bonded Metal Bridge (lab constructed)||from £650||from £570|
|Re-Cement Bridge||from £60||from £55|
|Re-Cement Maryland Bridge||from £100||from £90|
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We are proud to introduce our superb, top team providing dental bridges. Dr Wong, Dr Gogna, Dr Ruprah and Dr Johal, along with Dr Harpreet Punny, all have great expertise in restoring smiles with dental bridges. They will be delighted to help you on your journey towards a new confident smile. Select the link below to read more information about them.
Our practice is fully equipped with the latest cutting-edge technology, enabling us to offer an enhanced patient experience as well as deliver the very best results.
This includes our superb iTero scanner and Cerec system, both of which can be used, where appropriate, to optimise the dental implant treatment process.
Use the slider to see the before and after result of having a bridge fitted.
Missing Upper Left Central Incisor tooth being replaced with Adhesive (Maryland) Bridge
Mini front smile makeover for a broken bridge and upper left missing teeth
During the first visit, the abutment teeth are prepared. Preparation involves re-contouring these teeth by removing a portion of enamel to allow room for a crown to be placed over them. Next, impressions of the teeth are made, which serve as a model from which the bridge, pontic, and crowns will be made by a dental lab.
We make a temporary bridge to wear to protect the exposed teeth and gums while the bridge is being made.
During your second visit, the temporary bridge will be removed and the new porcelain or metal bridge will be checked and adjusted to achieve a proper fit.
If the dental bridge will show, porcelain is then bonded to the base. Sometimes, there are other non-precious metals used in the base to reduce the cost.
You should replace missing teeth for a number of reasons. Your appearance is one reason. Another is that the gap left by a missing tooth can mean greater strain is put on the teeth at either side.
A gap can also mean your bite is affected, because the teeth next to the space can lean into the gap and alter the way the upper and lower teeth bite together. This can then lead to food getting packed into the gap, which causes both decay and gum disease.
Click to watch the video below to help understand the process.
"The remedial bridgework and crown replacement that you undertook is of the highest standard. I believe that your personal aspiration to make CrownWood Dental a "Centre of Excellence" providing advanced dentistry is already realised; and your continued investment in both your people and facilities will ensure the continuing and future success of the practice.
Mr T Cocklin