Missing teeth can affect how you chew or speak. Missing teeth can also cause undue stress on surrounding teeth or change the shape of your face over time. One way to treat missing teeth is with a bridge. Bridges literally bridge the gap between natural teeth by replacing missing teeth with artificial teeth. These bridges are either affixed to strong teeth on either side of the gap or implanted by attaching the bridge directly to the jaw under the gum tissue. Either way, this dental treatment not only fills those missing spaces in your smile with natural looking artificial teeth, they restore your mouth to full function, ensuring that your oral and overall health are maintained. Talk to Dr. Kim about all your options when treating missing teeth, including bridges. Make an appointment by calling or click here to contact our office for more information.