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Did you know you can save your smile and oral health with a dental bridge? Yes, it’s true! If you have a lost tooth, it is easy to feel embarrassed about your smile and your oral health could begin to decline without proper support from a tooth. Luckily, dental bridges can help you with your oral health and the appearance of your smile.

Our dentist, Dr. Thomas Hicks, is happy to offer dental bridges if it helps your smile. To help you understand more about dental bridges, our team at LifeSmile Dental Group in Portland, Oregon, is excited to share with you some necessary information.

A dental bridge has also been called a fixed partial denture and is designed to attach to your neighboring teeth to restore one or more missing teeth. There are many ways a dental bridge can help you. Here is a list of benefits dental bridges have to offer:

– Improve the appearance of your teeth: Many people feel embarrassed having a lost tooth in their smile, making the appearance of their teeth an important consideration.
– Improve speech: When you lose a tooth in your smile, you can suffer from talking.
– Help you chew: Without a tooth, some meals can be challenging to eat and chew. Restoring a lost tooth can help you receive the full function of your teeth.
– Alignment concerns: With a missing tooth, it is possible that your teeth could move out of alignment, which could cause more difficulties for your teeth and gums.

If you still have questions about a dental bridge, or if you would like to see if a dental bridge is your best option, please call us today at 503-644-5433 to set up an appointment. Our friendly and professional team of experts welcome you to our office.