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Bridges

Dental restoration used to replace a missing tooth

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    What does it involve?

    The reshaping of the teeth next to a gap then taking of moulds to allow the construction of porcelain replacements which when fitted take the place of the missing tooth.
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    How many appointments?

    Usually two appointments 1-2 hours long followed by a fitting appointment a fortnight later.
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    How much does it cost?

    From £654-£2180 (extensive bridge work can cost considerably more)

What is a Bridge?

Where a tooth has been lost it can be replaced by using a bridge. This is a replacement porcelain tooth which attaches to the teeth on either side of the gap by way of joined crowns, or where possible and more conservatively, by sticking it to the teeth adjacent to the gap.

Is a Bridge right for you?

When assessing whether a bridge is a suitable option for you, we have to ensure that the potential supporting teeth on either side of the gap are capable of carrying the missing tooth or teeth. Assuming they are well supported, the process is similar to the crown procedure. Moulds are taken and the new porcelain bridgework is constructed by our extremely talented Dental Technician Mr Anthony Spencer.

Whilst the bridge is being made we will normally give you a temporary one for two to three weeks after which we will then cement the new bridge in place.

Healthy mouth, healthy body

Healthy teeth and lovely pink gums reflect good general health and wellbeing - things that are very close to our hearts and practice philosophy. Feel confident to smile, talk and eat with fresh breath, fully functioning teeth and a strong, stable foundation of gums.

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Regular visits with our dentist and hygiene team are vital and good oral health is essential to your overall wellbeing. By working together, we will improve your dental health and wellbeing. We only get one set of teeth, let's give them the care and attention they deserve.

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Corona Virus – Dental Update

Issue Date: 24/03/2020


On advice from the Government the practice is now closed for all routine work. 

Patients requiring urgent dental care can access this by phoning the practice between 9-11.00am each week day morning, after which one of our dentists will contact you directly to discuss what arrangements can be made to alleviate your problem. Please note that this service is for patients experiencing significant dental pain or trauma /symptom free broken fillings will not normally be deemed as requiring urgent dental care. We are happy to help non registered patients on a private fee basis. 

Outside these hours and at weekends or bank holidays please call the practice for further information that will guide you to our out of hours service. 

For patients with routine dental care we will be contacting you to rearrange your appointments on a rolling basis. Due to the unpredictable nature of what we are facing please accept our apologies if your appointment has to be pushed forward repeatedly. 

We thank you for your understanding at this difficult time and will endeavour to be look after you to the best of our ability. 

Many thanks and keep safe 

Ben Pearson and the Team