What are the benefits of dental bridges?

Bridges can:

  • Restore your smile
  • Restore your ability to properly chew and speak
  • Maintain the shape of your face
  • Distribute the forces in your bite properly by replacing missing teeth
  • Prevent remaining teeth from shifting out of position

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 10/11/2012.


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