When the replacement of one or two teeth is required a patient often wishes to have an option that is fixed in the mouth at all times, not removable. There are a couple of options for this in today’s modern dentistry. A dental implant is one treatment option. Another way to replace a missing tooth would be with a fixed bridge. This treatment utilizes the surrounding teeth around the missing tooth as a foundation and the natural teeth are covered by crowns onto which the entire unit is permanently cemented in place. The fixed bridge is usually covered by or made of entirely of natural esthetic porcelain. It is fabricated by a dental laboratory to match the shade and position of your natural teeth.
Learn more about Porcelain Fixed Bridge Treatment by visiting this link to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Benefits of a three unit bridge:
- Replace missing teeth.
- Stabilizes the teeth to prevent shifting.
- Protects the anchor teeth on both ends of the bridge.
- Functional and natural looking option.
If you have an interest in a fixed bridge restoration, please schedule a consultation with a Door Creek Dental dentist. We can explain the options for tooth replacement and help you decide what is the best option for you. CALL 608-222-8080 OR CLICK TODAY TO REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT.
What Our Patients Are Saying
My family and I have been patients of Dr. Kirkpatrick for 18 years! We love the people there and as a previously ‘nervous’ dental patient I can say I honestly have no fear there. Recently Dr. To performed a crown and as with Dr. K., it was an easy experience for me. She did extra bit of cosmetic work on a front tooth crack and in past the 2 dentists have done simple things like smooth a fringed tooth that was wearing away a bit so as to improve the look of my smile, on the house! Who does this kind of customer service anymore? DOORCREEK DENTAL THAT’S WHO! From young children through concerns adults have regarding aging teeth DoorCreek covers everyone’s needs.
Door Creek Dental – professional, personable and positive Our family has relied on Door Creek Dental for dental care for years. We appreciate the pleasant and professional manner in this office as well as the great chair-side manner of hygienists, nurses and doctors. I am confident that Dr. Kirkpatrick is practical and knowledgeable in making viable recommendations that are exactly what I need to maintain good oral health. Dr. Kirkpatrick’s wit and respectful banter while smiling staff look on makes me feel I’m among friends in addition to receiving good dental care. Overall, my experience with Door Creek Dental has always been positive. We will continue with Door Creek Dental in the future.
I use to hate going to the Dentist! Since I met Michelle my hygienist I actually enjoy going regularly to see her! She has taken my teeth from bad to really really nice in just a few visits. Great Dr and office staff! Highly recommended!!
My first time visit to Door Creek Dental office was THE BEST. Brittany and Dr. Kirkpatrick made me feel very comfortable and ‘at home’. My cleaning and my examination was very thorough. I’m looking forward to my next visit in August. My second visit to Door Creek Dental was as good as the first! To begin with the staff at the front desk are THE BEST. Their easy, happy manner puts one at ease immediately. I met Jennifer for the first time. She took time to get to know me and then did a thorough cleaning. I’m happy to have located a great dental team.
Can’t say enough good things about staff and doctors here. They got me in for an emergency tooth issue with little problem. Have been with them since before Dr. Kirkpatrick came on board. Never have had bad experience ever. Most of extended family also go here. We travel from out of state to receive treatment from them, that is how much we think of them and their service.