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Fixed Dental Bridge- how long it will last? Is it for lifetime? And what will happen to the abutment teeth?? Is there any possibility of rotting of that abutment teeth?? Thank you...
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Dental implants are better option then bridge as it doesn't involve any abutment preparation, hence no chance of weakening of Natural tooth structure. Life of an bridge depends on variable factors which includes that the adjacent tooth how good they are periodontally that is are they firm or mobile in nature. Dental bridge usually last for about 10 years after that it needs to be changed sometimes as the the gums they reeced down and food lodgement happens. This recession of gums takes plate place in in older people faster and younger people slower stop so it all depends at what age you are getting it done.
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Hi, There cannot be a definitive answer to this question as there are a wide variety of variables involved.How strong and stable are the underlying teeth, how is the oral hygiene, diet of the patient, the skill and materials used by the dentist and the dental technician are some of the variables.However a well made bridge with good oral care should last 8-10 years and maybe more. Hope that helps
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Yes there is always a possibility of decay in the abutment teeth. Avg lifespan of a bridge is 10 years.not that anything happens to the bridge but the underlying bone may get resorbed. Implants are a better option as healthy teeth are not grinded for abutment support.
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