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More About Dental Bridges
All of your teeth are required to speak clearly, chew food, and maintain proper alignment of your bite. Even a single missing tooth can create problems down the road. One option for correcting tooth loss is a dental bridge.
A dental bridge is a device used to replace missing teeth. It utilizes prosthetic teeth that create a “bridge” between your natural teeth (also known as abutment teeth). Bridges can be either fixed or removable.
A fixed bridge is placed either by placing crowns on the abutment teeth or by bonding the bridge directly to the abutment teeth.
Also called removable partial dentures, removable bridges are affixed to the teeth with metal clasps or other durable attachments.
Even a single missing tooth can adversely affect your life. In addition to making you self-conscious about your appearance, a missing tooth can cause the remaining teeth to shift, resulting in bite complications, difficulty speaking, and difficulty eating. It is vital to replace a missing tooth (or teeth) as soon as possible to avoid these problems.
Because a bridge closes the gap where teeth are absent, it maintains your alignment and the shape of your face.
Brushing and flossing are required not only to keep your bridge clean, but to ensure the health of the abutment teeth. As always, regular trips to the dentist will allow us to see potential problems before they exist.
So, what are you waiting for? Call us today to schedule a consultation.
Fabricating a bridge usually takes several appointments. Dr. Carbonell will prepare the abutment teeth and may take an impression to allow a precise bridge to be fabricated in a dental lab. Once your replacement tooth or teeth are created, the appliance will be tried on to confirm the fit and esthetics of the bridge or removable appliance. It will then be returned to the laboratory for finalization and will then be inserted at your next visit to the office.
We strive to...
Treat each patient’s individual and specific needs
Provide our patients with the latest in cosmetic and general dentistry
Educate and encourage our patients on how to actively prevent oral disease
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Insurance & Billing
At Dr. Kevin Carbonell, we make every effort to provide you with the finest care and the most convenient financial options. To accomplish this we work hand-in-hand with you to maximize your insurance reimbursement for covered procedures. Please contact our friendly team today to learn more about your insurance and billing options.
Why Choose Our Practice
We will take the required time to properly diagnose your immediate dental concerns, review your past medical and dental history, and create a treatment plan that provides for your optimal dental health.
Flexible Financing Options
At Dr. Kevin Carbonell, we make every effort to provide you with the finest care and the most convenient financial options. To accomplish this we work hand-in-hand with you to maximize your insurance reimbursement for covered procedures.
Conveniently located on N Military Trail, we are proud to serve the great people of the Boca Raton Community. Our goal is to acknowledge your personal dental needs and to make your first visit as comfortable as possible.
Our Satisfied Patients
We are so thankful to have such amazing patients who have taken the time to share their experiences on Google, Facebook, and other online sources.
"Ok so we all dislike going to the dentist I’m sure. We’ll Dr. Carbonell will change that for you. A fabulous staff, dental hygienist and Dr. Kevin are first class."
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"Every visit I have had over the past several years has been without the best experienced of any dentist over the years. Every member of the staff is very professional and pays attention like you are their only patient. Dr. Carbonell is outstanding."
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"The entire staff is wonderful. The office is very clean and up-to-date. I also noticed they use all the latest technologies. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and get ready to enjoy your beautiful smile. Thanks!!"
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Contact Dr. Kevin Carbonell: Your Dentist in Boca Raton
2500 N. Military Trail, #230 – Boca Raton, FL 33431
Mon: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tues: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wed: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thurs: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fri: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
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