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bridge replaces one or more teeth.
To put in a bridge, the
dentist will prepare and shape the teeth on both sides of the missing tooth.
The bridge consists of the replacement tooth and two crowns (caps) on each
side. The crowns will fit over the prepared teeth to support the replacement
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerSteven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Steven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry
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