To put in a bridge, the
dentist will prepare and shape the teeth on both sides of the missing tooth.
The bridge consists of the replacement tooth and two crowns (caps) on each
side. The crowns will fit over the prepared teeth to support the replacement
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerSteven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Steven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry
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