A bridge can be used for multiple reasons, to replace missing teeth, help maintain the shape of your face, and alleviate stress on your bite.
When a bridge is used to replace missing teeth. We replace those missing teeth with artificial teeth. It looks great, and literally bridges the gap where one or more teeth may have been.
Your bridge can be made from gold, alloys, porcelain, or a combination of these materials and is bonded onto surrounding teeth for support.