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Dental Bridges

We Provide Excellent Dental Bridges to Meet Your Needs at CarolinasDentist

Fixed & Removable Bridges

At CarolinasDentist, we can help you bridge the gap to restore your teeth to a more natural and vibrant-looking smile, making it easier to eat and speak naturally. CarolinasDentist offers fixed bridges as well as removable bridges. The first is anchored in place by crowns on either side. The second is attached to the surrounding teeth with a metal framework. Dental bridges are very durable and should last for years, but you may need to have them re-cemented due to normal wear.

A dental bridge is a secure prosthesis and the perfect permanent anchor to help replace missing teeth

There are several types of bridges, so it is important to talk with your dentist to discuss the best treatment options for your particular case. The traditional bridge remains the most popular type and is usually made of porcelain fused to metal. Porcelain fixed bridges are quite popular as they most resemble your natural teeth. This type of bridge consists of two crowns that go over two anchoring teeth (abutment teeth) and are attached to pontics (artificial teeth), filling the gap created by one or more missing teeth.

Dental bridges are strong and sturdy and should last you many years. They may need replacement or need to be re-cemented due to normal wear.

Reasons for a fixed bridge:

  • Fill space of missing teeth
  • Maintain facial shape
  • Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position
  • Restore chewing and speaking ability
  • Restore your natural smile
  • Upgrade from a removable partial denture to a permanent dental appliance

What’s involved with getting a fixed bridge?

Getting a bridge usually requires a couple of visits. While the teeth are numb, the two anchoring teeth are prepared by removing a portion of enamel to allow for a crown. Next, a highly accurate impression (mold) is made which will be sent to a dental laboratory where the bridge gets made. A temporary bridge will be made and worn for several weeks until your next appointment.

At the second visit, your permanent bridge will be carefully checked, adjusted, and cemented to achieve the correct fit. Your dentist may temporarily cement the bridge, allowing your teeth and tissue time to get used to the new bridge. If this is the case, the new bridge will be permanently cemented at a later time.

You will receive care instructions at the conclusion of your treatment. Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental visits will aid in the life of your new permanent bridge.

Google Reviews

  • I moved to NC from CT and my husband and I needed to find a dentist. I received a brochure from Carolina Dentistry and decided to give them a try. Well we made the right choice. The staff was amazing. They took there time with us. Very Thorough with their... Read More

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    victoria Crouse
    5/21/2021

    Dr. Steddum is the best! I have been seeing her for over two years and glad she is at the Cary location! All the staff is very nice and made sure I felt comfortable the entire time I was there and understood what they were doing!

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    David Saunders
    9/21/2021

    I have known Ms.Sedberry since she was in middle school until present day. I loved that Jenna hasn't forgotten her roots. She was most informative at my appointment. She gave me and showed me both pros and cons of possible treatments. She as well all the staff treated me... Read More

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    James Brayboy
    10/09/2021
  • I was super nervous about going to the dentist after having extensive work done when I was younger. Dr. Bodah and all of his staff were extremely welcoming and made me feel relaxed and comfortable. I had my first root canal finished today, and it was painless!! Would highly recommend... Read More

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    Crystal Rose
    8/11/2021

    The staff is very knowledgeable and professional and work together to address all of my dental concerns. The facility is clean and uses up to date equipment .Had my cleaning done today and everyone was so nice and professional. I always feel very comfortable here.

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    carmen taylor
    9/09/2021

    It was a very cool experience for me. I had a root canal and crown procedure done as well as a wisdom tooth extraction. The Dentist his assistant and staff were/are very professional, friendly, helpful and funny. All and all very cool atmosphere and place to be at and have... Read More

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    jay ely
    7/14/2021
  • It was the best experience I've ever had at a dental office. The staff was Great and I Love my dentist.They were very thoughtful and answer every concerns that I had and actually listened to me. I highly recommend them! You won't be disappointed.

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    Donald Godwin
    8/20/2021

    I absolutely love the treatment I receive here. Everyone is so nice. The dental work is flawless and pain-free. I would definitely recommend this office to anyone.

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    Victoria LaVoilette
    7/02/2021

    I had a very pleasant experience! Dr. Zukerman provided effective treatment catered to my situation and answered all of my questions during the visit. The rest of the staff is also very friendly and worked with me even though I was more than a few minutes late to my appointment.

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    Trey Hayes
    7/02/2021
  • Everyone was so friendly and helpful. First time being at the dentist in such a long time, and they walked me through everything that needed to be done. You can tell they really care for their patients!

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    Rachel Lynne
    8/06/2021

    Dr Johnson and Brandy are the best. They are always smiling and very professional. They make you feel relaxed and confident in thier abilities. I've been there a few times and have always walked away pleased with the service provided.The ladies out front do a great job as well!5 star... Read More

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    Ralston Feanny
    1/11/2021

    I Love Carolinas Dentist! All of the staff was very nice and friendly. I was very nervous because it’s been a while since I’ve been to a dentist but all the staff was patient and understanding. They were able to accommodate to my schedule and they took the... Read More

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    Starlisa Lassiter
    7/28/2021
  • Making an appointment was extremely easy and my appointment wasn’t far out. They are very fast and efficient. No long wait times and my procedure went better than I ever could have imagined. Usually I’m nervous at the dentist but they made me feel comfortable. My doctor and the staff... Read More

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    Jennifer Meunier
    8/26/2021

    Everyone was so friendly. The office is nice and clean and my appointment was very thorough. All of my needs and concerns were addressed and questions answered. I would definitely recommend.

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    shauna D
    3/30/2021

    Excellent first experience here. Both Brooke and Dr. Bodah were laid back, and great conversationalists. When it came down to business, however, they were clearly proficient. No doubt they were honest as well, which isn't something you can say about every medical professional these days.

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    Cameron Smith
    9/13/2021
  • Great staff! Professional and fun to be around! Wonderful ambiance! Kids and I absolutely love the place! Highley recommended!!!

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    Cathy Dragan
    8/05/2021

    My 8 yo was beyond happy here. They were able to have him do his x-rays and cleaning, no problem! Dr was also patient and made sure he had time to answer any questions, even my son's odd ones lol. Would highly recommend! They also verified what was covered with... Read More

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    Kate Fuller
    9/13/2021

    The entire staff is very curtious and professional. They make you feel comfortable and get you in & out in a timely manner. Yes my trip to the dentist very enjoyable

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    steven norfleet
    6/08/2021
  • The best dental experience I have had in years, and my 2 year old son also had a grand time getting his dental exam done. Quite impressive!!!

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    Roxanne
    11/04/2020

    The staff welcomed me to their facility with open arms. Very friendly staff. Continues to have great customer service. Great facility

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    Letechia Young
    7/12/2021

    Very nice hygienists and doctor. Super efficient but detailed. Came in for some tooth pain and was in and out with a filling in less than an 90 minutes!

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    Eli Emerick
    9/02/2021
  • Totally scared of having dental work done since I was a little girl! This place was smooth and the staff are aware of my fears and they were so gentle with me. I'm going back to get the rest done!! The reception area staff were fantastic. Thank you Tiffany!!!

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    Aixa Valentin
    8/27/2021

    Went in for a root canal and a filling on the same day!This dentist is so gentle even with my super tiny mouth. 🙂 The best point is getting to watch some "Wheel Of Fortune" and "Grown Up" on the tv.Definitely over my dental fears.

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    Maggie East
    9/29/2021

    Friendliest staff I’ve ever experienced in a dental setting! The office was equipped with the most up to date technologies too!Both Dr.Drew and the hygienist were the absolute BEST!

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    KatrinA Kilmartin
    1/29/2021
  • Love this place!! So friendly and clean— the office is absolutely gorgeous as well. Victoria was so sweet and compassionate, I can’t wait for my next visit!

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    Sydney Adams
    9/23/2021

    Today was my first visit to Carolina’s Dentist in Cary. Dr. Lauren Steddum and her staff were absolutely fantastic. They took great care of me! Highly recommend.

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    Joseph Franklin
    9/01/2021

    Everyone there are so nice and helpful. I m bringing my daughter there for her first check up!!! Best dentist ever Dr Mc Daniels!!! And we are so happy that Carrie our hygienist is back, she is the best!!!

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    Nia Cassel
    6/30/2021
  • I can’t say enough about how excellent my recent experience was at Carolina’s Dentist. The reception staff was kind and helpful. The facilities were both clean and welcoming. Most importantly, my hygienist, Krista, was exceptional and I can’t wait to come back for my next appointment. I would recommend this... Read More

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    Alex Mostella
    10/16/2020

    Good fast friendly staff and service, enjoyable experience. I like how my hygienist shared information and explained everything step by step and what she was seeing along with suggestions for improvement. I'll be back again. Thanks staff..

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    lloyd walters
    8/10/2021

    I must say I am not a fan of the dentists. I had a great one for over 12 years before he retired. It has taken me over 6 years to finally say I found a NEW DENTIST! The environment is welcoming and the staff is so friendly personable. They... Read More

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    April Jenkins
    5/06/2021

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