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Dental Bridges

Dental Bridges in Shawnee KS

Our specialized dental bridge solutions offer more than just a reconnection between teeth; they bridge the gap in your confidence, allowing you to enjoy life with renewed self-assurance. With a commitment to excellence, our team crafts custom bridges that blend flawlessly with your natural teeth, enhancing both appearance and oral functionality. Say goodbye to gaps and hello to a revitalized smile that radiates charm and comfort. Explore the possibilities of a complete smile restoration as we pave the way for you to rediscover the joy of unrestricted laughter and a hearty bite.

Our specialized dental bridge solutions offer more than just a reconnection between teeth; they bridge the gap in your confidence, allowing you to enjoy life with renewed self-assurance. With a commitment to excellence, our team crafts custom bridges that blend flawlessly with your natural teeth, enhancing both appearance and oral functionality. Say goodbye to gaps and hello to a revitalized smile that radiates charm and comfort. Explore the possibilities of a complete smile restoration as we pave the way for you to rediscover the joy of unrestricted laughter and a hearty bite.

The Process

At your first visit, a mold is made of the gap and the teeth on either side (also known as abutment teeth). A mold is taken, and a bridge is created that looks like your original tooth (or teeth). The part that looks like a tooth is called a pontic; this is normally made of porcelain that will look and feel like your original tooth.

At your second visit, the bridge is attached to the abutment teeth using small metal clasps or precision attachments. The arch of your teeth is restored, and the remaining teeth supported. You will be able to chew and speak normally, and your cheek and lip will be filled out correctly.

A properly customized and installed bridge can last between 10 and 20 years. The one drawback to a bridge is that the bone underneath the gum below the missing tooth or teeth will very slowly start to dissolve without the tooth root(s) to support. Dental implants are a more permanent option which can last a lifetime and prevent bone deterioration.

You can expect to have some temperature and pressure sensitivity for a few days after your bridge installation, but this should wear off within a week or two. You should maintain your strict at-home oral hygiene regimen to keep the adjacent teeth strong and healthy.

If you think a dental bridge can restore your smile, call our Shawnee dental office to schedule an appointment for a consultation.

We serve patients in Shawnee, Western Shawnee, and Shawnee Mission, as well as Bonner Springs, Olathe, De Soto, Eudora, Edwardsville, Lake Quivera, Merriam, and the surrounding communities.

Contact us to schedule an appointment today!

Special Offer

$199 New Patient Special*

  • Includes complete exam
  • Includes necessary x-rays & basic cleaning

*New patients only. Restrictions may apply. Call for details.

Special Offer

$99 Emergency Toothache Exam

  • For New Patients Only

*New patients only. Restrictions may apply. Call for details.

21620 Midland Drive

Shawnee, KS 66218

Opening Hours

Mon 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Tue 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Wed 7:00 AM –3:00 PM
Thur 7:00 AM–3:00 PM

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