Get Your Smile Back With A Dental Bridge

Don’t wait to replace your missing tooth and risk your oral health getting worse – call Charles F. Betts, Jr. Family Dentistry at 256-274-8680 to schedule a dental bridge consultation!

At our Decatur, AL dentist office, Dr. Betts and our professional team provide an array of restorative dentistry options to repair various types of dental damage. By allowing us to replace your damaged or missing tooth or teeth with a dental bridge, you can regain your ability to:

  • Chew foods without having to avoid certain areas of your mouth
  • Smile wide for the camera without thinking twice
  • Make your best first impressions

Learn The Importance Of Replacing Your Teeth

Damaged or missing teeth can affect a lot more than your level of confidence. If you don’t fill the gaps in your smile, you could risk:

  • Putting undue stress on your remaining teeth, causing damage or even necessitating extractions
  • Losing jawbone, weakening your jaw structure and potentially leading to a “sunken in” look
  • Compromising your digestion and, by extension, your overall health
  • Not being able to chew nutrient-dense foods like fruits and vegetables

To avoid further dental and related overall health issues, contact our Decatur, AL dentist office to hear about your tooth replacement options from our highly-skilled team. When you visit us for smile repairs, we will:

  • Assess your situation thoroughly
  • Answer all of your questions
  • Review our services that could work for you
  • Provide professional recommendations
  • Make your smile good as new again

With our help, you can turn back the clock on your damaged smile and get back to your normal life. Once your teeth are healthy and beautiful again, we’ll help you keep them that way with regular dental cleanings and exams and more.

Know What To Expect During Your Dental Bridge Treatment

When you arrive at our dental office, our compassionate team will greet you with warm smiles and do all we can to make you comfortable. So you’ll know exactly what your procedure will entail, we’ll explain each step of the process before we begin. If you need a dental bridge treatment, we will:

  • Precisely plan your procedure using advanced dental technology, including our Spectra imaging and digital X-ray systems
  • Numb the area with an anesthetic so you won’t feel a thing
  • Prepare your teeth on either side of your smile gap so we can attach your dental bridge
  • Carefully design your replacement tooth or teeth to fit in seamlessly with the rest of your smile
  • Provide a temporary dental bridge so you won’t have to go without teeth while your tooth replacement is made
  • Attach your dental bridge securely to your healthy teeth

We can replace one or multiple adjacent missing teeth with a dental bridge. Along with the traditional dental bridge procedure described above, we also give you the option of getting a dental bridge that is secured to dental implants. Regardless of which option you choose, your replacement teeth will look and work great!

So you can take your time, we offer extended appointments and semi-private care rooms by request. To make your treatment as pleasant as possible, we provide a variety of comfort options, including:

Because we believe in going above and beyond when it comes to keeping you safe and healthy, we:

  • Provide protective goggles to protect your eyes during procedures
  • Undergo CPR and emergency procedures training
  • Perform spore tests and cleanse our water lines every week
  • Do weekly tests on both of our autoclaves that sterilize our instruments
  • Wrap our tools with special indicator strips to show sterilization is complete

If you’re ready to get your smile back with a custom dental bridge, call Charles F. Betts, Jr. Family Dentistry at 256-274-8680. You can also stop by our conveniently located Decatur, AL dentist office in person or use our handy online form to schedule or ask questions.