NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants
hi .. i had a bridge put in about 7 years ago .. the dentist attached a fake tooth to two good teeth on either side of the fake tooth .. he shaved the two teeth and glued the fake tooth in the middle . now the bridge has been loosening up and i have been getting it glued back on.. the dentist now tells me the the enamel on my good teeth are thinning out and that he can`t glue the bridge back on. what are my options here what should i do ..? can anyone help .. the teeth affected is the front left tooth the fake tooth left to it and the good tooth left to the fake tooth..
You should see a prosthodontist for a clinical evaluation. Treatment possibilities include a removable partial denture or dental implants. A prosthodontist will be able to determine the options that best fit your situation.
Nancy L Clelland, DMD, MSD
Professor of Restorative & Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University