Rather than supported by the teeth, an implant supported bridge is supported by dental implants. It is used in restorative work when someone has several missing teeth in the same row.
– Your dentist will evaluate your teeth and determine if and how an implant-supported bridge would benefit you.
– The procedure has multi-steps from dental implants through to crowns on the bridge to aid a natural smile.
– An implant-supported bridge looks natural and lets you chew and speak well.
“Implant supported bridges give your dentist more flexibility when placing your dental implants. For example, if you have an area in your mouth that’s missing more jaw bone, your dentist can opt to place the implant in an area that has sufficient bone to properly support the bridge.”
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