Bridges Questions

  • Maryland Bridge replacement

    I have had a gold Maryland bridge for 30 years, teeth 29-31. 31 is the full crown. I am having sensitivity in and around 31 and cannot chew on it. What treatment options do I have? It seems such a waste to remove the entire bridge. I am 62 and...

  • I think mistakes were made with my bridge; now it broke and more mistakes were made with the repair?

    Hello, I recently had a bridge break and the dentist elected to repair it instead of replace it. I have two major concerns... The first involves the bridge breaking. One of the end teeth on the bridge chipped off at the top edge after my latest...

  • Fractured tooth with gum growth

    Hi I am have had two root canal treatments of my second molar tooth next to wisdom tooth and i had a bridge on it. Recently i have had chips of tooth breaking off from the hole created on the crown for the second root canal treatment and today the...

  • Will a bridge hold on the front

    I'm miss four teeth on the right side of my mouth (the front tooth is still there). My doctor said I need 4 implants, which I can't afford. I went for a second a opinion. He said that I can get a bridge, because the two end teeth are there. One...

  • Should I be in this much pain after a bridge placed?

    I am 30 years old, no health problems. I have had several fillings throughout the last several years d/t not taking care of my teeth as a kid. I also had invisalign for 2 year which I finished last year. I wear a retainer at night. I have a high...

  • Which is better to replace a bridge now over 3 teeth- a longer bridge or 2 implants.

    The teeth referred to in the title question are in the upper left portion of my mouth on the side but towards the front. I have been told that I need either a long bridge or 2 implants to replace a bridge that has to be removed in order to...

  • What is an acceptable range for a gap under the pontic on a bridge?

    I recently had a bridge placed on my upper jaw and the gap under the pontic is large enough to pass a toothpick through easily(food constantly gets trapped there), it seems excessive to me, what is the normal range of gap under the bridge? Another...

  • Is cerac suitable for a replacement bridge?

    My dentist has the facilities and eperience to make same day Cerac bridges with all work completed in his office. My original bridge was made in 1952 and has been replaced 4 times It must be replaced again due to a cavity in an open margin in...

  • How do I get under my bridge to floss it?

    I admit, I am bad about flossing. I just tried to push a flosser under my bridge for about 10 minutes (has always worked before) and I can\'t get it to go through. What can I do to get under the bridge again so I can floss there?

  • teeth on the brige infection

    i want to know if you can get a infection on a teeth under a brige and if yes what are the options to fix the problem

  • Redo Root Canal Because of Pain

    Hi Doctor, My Problem is i had a root canal in a tooth then a bridge was placed over this tooth for a missing tooth next to it , that was 5 years ago , but now i have pain in this tooth and dentist say i have to redo the root canal , some say i...

  • Abutment teeth

    is it ok to use a tooth that has a more than 10 years root canal history and a newly developed deep decay, and more than half of the tooth is gone after cleaning the decay, to use it as an abutment tooth? Thank you!

  • Loose Bridge

    Hi, I have recently had a bridge put in on the top of my mouth. The bridge is pretty big and covers 6 missing teeth. Three in the front of the mouth and there are others missing on the sides. The two very back molars are there. I had an...

  • Bridge doesn't fit proper

    i had a bridge put in upper left. the 3 teeth behind my eye tooth. now i cant clench my teeth. my lower eye tooth hits my upper eye tooth and also the tooth in front of the eye tooth. the dentist already ginded down on the upper eye tooth and that...

  • Lost Bridge Options?

    I lost my bridge yesterday from lower back: molar/false tooth/pre-molar. Recementation is not an option as the pre-molar is mostly gone. Are there any other options, other than a new bridge or a partial? Possible to cement the molar, then use...

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