To put in a bridge, the dentist will prepare and shape the teeth on both sides of the missing tooth. The bridge consists of the replacement tooth and two crowns (caps) on each side. The crowns will fit over the prepared teeth to support the replacement tooth.
Current as of: March 9, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine Arden Christen DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine & Arden Christen DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry