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How many visits does it take for a dental bridge?

Getting a dental bridge will necessitate two or more dental visits. On the first visit, your dentist will discuss this procedure with you to determine if it's right for you. During this visit or a following, a mold will be taken of the area to be fitted with a bridge. From this mold, the bridge will be made, likely at an offsite dental lab. Then, on the next visit you will be fitted with the bridge and any adjustments will be made. Follow up visits may be necessary for additional fittings or if you are having any complications.

A dentist usually needs two visits to complete a bridge, but more visits might be necessary. This is because the bridge needs to be constructed on a model cast from an impression. This cast will help a dental lab technician to create a crown especially made for your teeth so you have a normal bite.

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