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What is a fixed dental bridge?

A fixed bridge (sometimes called a fixed partial denture) is a restoration that replaces or spans the space where one or more teeth have been lost. A fixed bridge is bonded or cemented into place -- only a dentist can remove it.

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What is a removable dental bridge?
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A removable bridge is also referred to as a partial denture. They are usually made with clasps that...
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When does a removable dental bridge need to be repaired?
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Over time, as you age and your mouth changes, your removable bridge (a restoration that replaces...
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What are the benefits of dental bridges?
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Dental bridges (also called partial dentures) have several benefits. A dental bridge may help yo...
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What is a dental bonded bridge?
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A bonded-bridge is used to replace a missing tooth in less time and for less money than a porcelain ...
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