Chrisman & Wyse

How to Care for Your Dental Bridge

May 19, 2017 @ 12:03 PM — by Dr. David Wyse
Tagged with: Dental Bridges Restorative Dentistry

For many people who suffer from tooth loss, dental bridges can restore dental function and appearance. Once a dental bridge is in place, it's important to practice good oral hygiene techniques to prolong the life of your dental restoration and protect your oral health. Drs. Jay W. Chrisman and David D. Wyse provide patients with detailed instructions for dental bridge aftercare during consultations at our Bloomington, IN practice. For answers to your questions about dental bridge aftercare, we welcome you to schedule a consultation. In the meantime, learn some basic tips on caring for dental bridges.

Caring for Your Dental Bridge

Dental bridges consist of two dental crowns joined by an artificial tooth, called a pontic, and require little additional care than the natural teeth. With good aftercare, you can help prolong the life of your dental bridge and protect your oral health. Follow these aftercare tips for a healthy smile and long lasting dental bridge:

Discover Your Treatment Options

Don't let tooth loss keep you from sharing your smile. If you suffer from tooth loss or other oral health problems, treatment is available. Discover which treatments are right for your needs and schedule a consultation with Dr. Chrisman or Wyse today.