A bridge is a false tooth or teeth which is suspended between, and supported by, crowns on either side of a gap in your normal teeth. Like an individual crown, a bridge is fitted and “cemented” (glued) in place. Unlike a denture, a bridge is not loose, and does not have to be taken out.
Bridges have numerous functions, including:
Bridges are most commonly made of a metal framework (for strength), which is then coated and hidden by aesthetically-pleasing porcelain so it blends with your natural teeth. These are constructed in a highly-sophisticated dental laboratory, so the process usually requires two appointments.