Digital Smile Design in Failing Dental Bridgework.

Digital Smile Design in Failing Dental Bridgework. It gives an opportunity to improve patient’s aesthetic according to the smile design parameters. Not all patients are interested in dental implants.

What Are the Benefits of The Traditional Fixed-Fixed Dental Bridges?

Bridges can:

  • Restore your smile
  • Restore the ability to properly chew and speak
  • Maintain the shape of your face
  • Distribute the forces in your bite properly by replacing missing teeth
  • Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position

The use of dental bridgework to restore a patient’s dentition is a treatment carried out by practitioners on a regular basis. Despite advances in the materials and technologies used to construct such restorations, and with the cements used to retain them, failure and the need to replace bridges occurs. The reasons for failure are multiple and caries are found to be most common cause. The longevity of prosthesis varies with type of prosthesis . Even the rough, over contoured crowns can lead to restoration failures . At times as the restoration gets damaged and attempts to repair them with different materials and methods might fail. Such restorations needs to be removed. Using this opportunity to replace the bridge , drkamsiah utilises DSD to re-design her new prosthesis.