What does a cantilever dental bridge treat?

A cantilever dental bridge treats the gap in your mouth caused by one or two missing teeth, and is used when there is only one tooth available to hold the bridge in place. Filling the space lets you chew your food better, speak more clearly, and improves your appearance. It also helps keep your other teeth in the correct position, which keeps your bite in alignment.

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