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How do I know if I need a Maryland bonded dental bridge?

You need a Maryland bonded dental bridge when you're missing one or two teeth, especially front teeth. The gap may be causing problems with your appearance and your ability to chew and speak clearly. Your dentist can tell you if a Maryland bonded bridge or a traditional bridge is best for you. As your front teeth have less biting force, the bridge will likely last a long time.

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