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The dental world is one of its own. It includes many dental treatments, techniques, and equipment that could be quite confusing and even overwhelming to many patients. This oftentimes leads to many questions. So, if you have questions about dental bridges, our dentist, Dr. Stephen Henry, and dental team are happy to give you answers to commonly asked questions.

What makes someone a good candidate for a dental bridge?

Typically, people who have a missing tooth (or missing teeth) and healthy surrounding teeth are good candidates for a dental bridge. It’s important to replace your missing teeth because additional problems could arise, like shifting teeth. So, if you think you’re a candidate for a dental bridge, feel free to schedule an appointment.

What can a dental bridge do for me?

A dental bridge is a strong and beneficial dental restoration that can do many things for you. It can replace your missing tooth, which can give you the complete smile you desire and also boost your self-esteem. It can give you a more functional mouth, which can add force to your bite and make eating and talking much easier. It can enhance your appearance and help you love your smile.

Does placing a dental bridge hurt?

No, placing a dental bridge does not cause pain or discomfort, especially because your dentist will numb the mouth before he begins treatment. So, you will not feel a thing during your appointment.

For more information and details about dental bridges in Foster City, California, or to see if a dental bridge is right for you, please contact Dr. Stephen Henry DDS at 650-341-5656 at your earliest convenience. We will be more than happy to give you the answers you’re looking for!