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Hybrid Dental Bridge

A hybrid dental bridge, also known as an implant-supported bridge, is a dental prosthetic that combines the benefits of dental implants and traditional dental bridges. It is considered a good option for several reasons:

  1. Stability and strength: Hybrid dental bridges are anchored to dental implants, which are titanium posts surgically placed into the jawbone. This provides a secure and stable foundation for the bridge, ensuring it remains firmly in place. The implants integrate with the jawbone, offering excellent stability and strength.

  2. Improved functionality: Traditional dental bridges rely on adjacent teeth for support, which may require those teeth to be modified by removing some enamel. In contrast, hybrid bridges do not rely on natural teeth for support. They distribute the biting forces evenly across the dental implants and the jawbone, providing enhanced functionality for chewing and biting. This allows individuals to enjoy a wider range of food options and maintain a more natural bite.

  3. Aesthetics: Hybrid dental bridges can be designed to closely resemble natural teeth, providing an aesthetic solution for individuals with missing teeth. The prosthetic teeth are custom-made to match your existing teeth’ color, shape, and size, resulting in a seamless and natural appearance.

  4. Bone preservation: Dental implants used in hybrid bridges stimulate the jawbone, similar to natural tooth roots. This helps prevent bone loss and preserves the integrity of the jawbone. Traditional bridges do not offer this benefit as they do not engage with the underlying bone. By preserving the bone, hybrid bridges help maintain facial structure and prevent the sunken appearance that can occur with missing teeth.

  5. Long-term durability: Hybrid dental bridges are designed to be long-lasting and durable. With proper oral hygiene and regular dental care, they can provide many years of functionality and aesthetics. Dental implants have a high success rate, and the bridge itself is typically made from materials like porcelain or zirconia, which are known for their durability and resistance to wear.

It’s important to consult with a dental professional such as Sanaa Den-Med dental specialists to determine if a hybrid dental bridge is a suitable option for your specific dental needs. We will evaluate your oral health, consider any individual factors, and recommend the most suitable treatment plan for you.