If your having a tooth colored bridge made, it could be a porcelain and metal bridge or with new technology available today it could be an all porcelain bridge. To have enough strength to stand biting forces, porcelain bridges used to always be built by upon metal core, if you ever notice a dark blue line at the edge of the bridge, now you know what causes it, the metal inside the porcelain, new breakthroughs an adhesive and stronger porcelain materials now make it possible to make bridges entirely of porcelain.
All porcelain bridges maintain a translucency that makes them hard to tell from natural teeth, without metal the problem of the dark line at the edge of the gum line and that’s healthier for your teeth and gums. When you want to improve your smile an all porcelain bridge is a beautiful and natural looking choice.
When a preparation of a dental bridge is made a temporary crown will be placed.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR TEMPORARY
- Do not chew gum
- No cold foods
- No hot foods
- Don’t use dental floss where you have the temporary
- Don’t chew on the side that you have the temporary
- Don’t use the night guard while having the temporary
- Maintain good hygiene
- If you have pain call to schedule an appointment