Dental Partials for Missing Teeth

$25 New
Patient Referral

Receive $25 when you
refer a new patient

Special Offer
$99 down and $500 off Braces

Brighten your smile with our exclusive deal!

$20 New Patient Special

Includes Full Exam and X-rays

Explore Dental Partials for a Complete Smile

Missing one or more teeth not only impacts your smile’s appearance but can also affect your speech, chewing ability, and overall facial structure. Dental partials, commonly referred to as dental bridges, offer a seamless solution to fill these gaps, enhancing both your smile and dental functionality. While dental implants provide an alternative by replacing teeth with implanted posts and crowns, partials present a less invasive and often more cost-effective choice.

The Significance of a Full Smile

A complete smile plays a crucial role in your self-esteem, the way others perceive you, and making lasting first impressions. Beyond aesthetics, dental partials are crucial for maintaining the balance of your bite and preventing the shifting of adjacent teeth.

Materials Tailored to Your Needs

Dental partials are crafted from a variety of materials, including resin, ceramic, porcelain, stainless steel, and other metals, each offering unique advantages. While metals offer durability and are cost-effective for non-visible areas, porcelain or ceramic bridges are preferred for their natural appearance in front teeth.

Securing Your Smile

Partials are often anchored in place by crowns on either side of the gap, with the replacement teeth nestled in between. Depending on your specific needs, your dentist might recommend traditional bridges, cantilever bridges for end-of-row teeth, or Maryland bonded bridges, which utilize a metal framework to hold the prosthetic teeth.

Your Path to Dental Partials

Typically, fitting dental partials requires two appointments, ensuring a perfect fit and function. The process includes preparing abutment teeth for crowns, which serve as strong anchors for your bridge. Temporary solutions may be provided for aesthetic concerns while waiting for the final bridge.

Partials vs. Implants: Making the Right Choice

Choosing between dental partials and implants depends on several factors, including invasiveness, time, cost, and insurance coverage. While implants offer a modern, long-lasting solution, they are often considered cosmetic by insurance, potentially affecting coverage. Partials, on the other hand, can quickly restore your smile with minimal disruption and are partially covered by many insurance plans.

Restore Your Smile with Confidence

If you’re navigating the decision between dental partials and implants, let Dr. Scott Connell and the team at Sky Dental guide you through your options, ensuring you choose the best solution for your smile and health.