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Dental Bridges (Fixed Partial Dentures)

Dental Bridges (Fixed Partial Dentures)

Teeth occupy a neutral position in the dental arches, maintained by a delicate balance of forces from the cheek, tongue, and lip muscles – and by each other. When a tooth is lost, adjacent teeth may drift into its former position, the opposing teeth begin to extrude, and forces on the remaining teeth are increased. …