Dental bridge restorations have long been an effective method for replacing a missing or extracted tooth. This is a single piece of dental work comprising two anchoring dental crowns bonded securely to a replicate tooth that fills the previous void.
While your dental bridge is made from very durable materials, it is still possible for something to chip or fracture some part of it. This could come in the form of an unprotected blow to the face during sports, or something as mundane as grinding your teeth while you’re sleeping.
Even if the compromised area is minimal in size, you should still have it examined by an experienced dentist like Dr. Gilbert Omido. The longer you delay, the more likely you are to suffer an unnecessary complication.
While you wait for your appointment at Gilbert Omido DDS, P.A. it’s best to refrain from wiggling or manipulating the damaged dental bridge. Even a small amount of movement could potentially damage one of the internal abutments. Any necessary cleaning treatments will be handled by Dr. Gilbert Omido and his staff.
Once he has assessed the degree of damage to the dental bridge, he will help you understand your most effective treatment options. This could include replacing the dental bridge, or possibly performing endodontic therapy to address a compromised abutment.
If you are in the Wichita, Kansas, are and you have a compromised dental bridge, you should not delay in calling 316-683-0440 to seek professional care at Gilbert Omido DDS, P.A..