Empress Walk Dental
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Downtown Toronto
North York
Empress Walk Dental
5095 Yonge St, Unit A1
North York, ON M2N 6Z4
(416) 250-8000

Porcelain Fixed Bridges

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What is a Fixed Bridge?

Porcelain Fixed Bridges look like natural teeth and are made of two crowns that cover two abutment teeth that act as anchors and are then connected to the pontics that serve as the artificial teeth. Bridges fill the gap left by missing teeth.

Just like all other dental restorations, fixed bridges are also not permanent. At one point in time, they will have to be replaced or re-cemented. Their life can, however, be extended by maintaining proper oral hygiene, not smoking and ensuring that you get regular dental checkups. Following these guidelines can guarantee that the porcelain fixed bridge serve you for many years without developing any problem.

Why would someone need a porcelain fixed bridge?

  • To occupy a gap left by lost teeth
  • Improve your smile
  • Preserve the shape of your face
  • Restore chewing and speaking abilities
  • Keep the remaining teeth from moving out of their natural position
  • Trade up to a permanent dental appliance from the removable partial denture

What is involved in obtaining a fixed bridge?

Thanks to our advanced CEREC technology, at Empress Walk Dental we are able to complete the procedure of installing porcelain fixed bridges in a single appointment. There are, however, special cases in which the bridge has to be built in an off-site dental lab. In this case, a patient will need two appointments. In the first appointment, we will take accurate impressions/molds which are then sent to the dental laboratory to create the fixed bridge. You will get a temporary bridge which you will use until the second appointment when the permanent bridge will be installed. It may take several weeks for the permanent bridge to be created.

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The Porcelain Fixed Bridges Process

In the second appointment, the dentist will replace the temporary bridge with the permanent one then check and adjust the bridge to ensure it fits perfectly. The dentist will then cement the porcelain fixed bridge into your mouth. There are also times when the temporary bridge may be cemented to give your tissues time to adjust to the new bridge. In this case, the permanent bridge will be cemented on a much later date.

At Empress Walk Dental, we want you to get the most from the porcelain fixed bridges. After the procedure, the dentist will give you specific instructions that you have to follow during and after the healing process. It is paramount that you follow these instructions to the letter so that the bridge can serve you for many years. Failure to adhere to these instructions can cause the bridge to get damaged prematurely thus causing you discomfort within just a few years.

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Best dental visit ever! Dr Golabchifar was very attentive and caring , explained everything in a professional way. It was a fantastic appointment. I Will definitely refer others.

Brian R.

I have been coming here for all my dental needs for many years and can say that the staff and Dr. Golabchi Far are great. Dr. Golabchi far is always very accommodating and a great dentist, very professional and very fair on pricing.

Yining W.

Dr. Golabchi insisted on perfection and thanks to his dedication the end result is satisfactory. I am thankful the doctor showed attention and care to my needs and tried hard to accommodate my sensitivity to pain.

Al B.

The front desk staff and everyone are always very welcoming and friendly. They are also great with our daughter, who gets a doll toy when she leaves which makes it fun. We always leave with a smile!

Emad B.

Excellent in every way. Dr. Golabchifar is the best dentist I have ever met with professional excellence and skills. The staff is incredibly friendly and the clinic is so clean.

Adam R.

The office very inviting and has a calm, relaxing atmosphere. The staff were very sweet and professional as well! Best dental office and staff!

Ali T.

My experience with Empress Walk Dental was absolutely amazing.They were knowledgeable, professional who provided excellent dental services in a very comfortable and caring environment.

Rebecca E.

Dr. Far is an excellent dentist if not the best in North York. Equipped with his latest , modern and up to date dental gadgets makes his work leveled to perfection.

Ellie R.

I would highly recommend Dr. Golabchi far and his staff! He is very knowledgable and experienced dentist and does an amazing job with all procedures

Donya M.

Dr. Golabchifar is indeed a very experienced dentist. I highly recommend him and his team for any dental work specifically orthodontics.

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