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New Teeth in a Day with a Zirconia Bridge

Benefits of Implant Supported Bridge

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Change your life with All-on-4 Dental Implants

Tara transformed her smile and her life with upper and lower permanent fixed bridges (also called Same Day Smile or All-on-4).

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What is a Dental Bridge?

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A dental bridge is a fixed dental restoration used to replace one or more missing teeth. It consists of artificial teeth, called pontics, that are anchored or supported by adjacent natural teeth or dental implants. The pontics fill the gap created by missing teeth, while the supporting teeth or implants, known as abutments, provide stability and hold the bridge in place.

Why Should You Choose Dental Implant Bridges?

With proper care, your restoration can last a lifetime. ​Zirconia implant-supported bridges are designed to never chip, break, change color, or wear down. It is also naturally resistant to plaque and tartar and easy to maintain.

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What is a Zirconia Implant Bridge

A zirconia implant bridge is a type of dental prosthesis used to replace multiple missing teeth in the mouth. It is supported by dental implants, which are artificial tooth roots that are surgically placed into the jawbone.

Zirconia is a durable and biocompatible material that is commonly used in dentistry for its strength and natural tooth-like appearance. It is a type of ceramic material that is resistant to wear, fracture, and corrosion. Zirconia implants are known for their high success rates and long-term stability.

The zirconia implant bridge consists of two main components: the dental implants and the bridge itself. The implants serve as anchors for the bridge, providing a secure foundation. The bridge, which is made of zirconia, is a fixed prosthesis that spans the gap created by missing teeth and is attached to the implants.

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A Solution for Several Conditions:

Missing Teeth

Losing multiple teeth can jeopardize your oral health and lead to further tooth loss. A Prettau bridge is highly recommended because it replaces teeth from root to crown.

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Widespread Decay

Decay can spread, taking over the majority of your smile. If most of the teeth in an arch are compromised, an implant-supported bridge may be the ideal solution.

Damage or Trauma

If you have suffered an injury that has broken several or most of your teeth, we may recommend a zirconia bridge to replace them and restore full function to your smile.

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Qualified for Same Day Smile

helping patients discover and learn more about the transformative benefits of Same Day Smile. Our highly skilled dental professionals are dedicated to providing exceptional care and ensuring that each patient’s unique needs and goals are met.

Have Sufficient Bone Tissue

Bone recession is a common side effect of missing teeth. Fortunately, dental implants work even if you have sustained jawbone atrophy. While you would need bone grafting in order to qualify for traditional implants, you can skip these extra steps.

Be in Good Health

Oral health issues, such as gum disease, and health concerns, such as diabetes, can affect the success of your implants. Be sure to discuss your full medical and dental history with our team during your initial implant consultation.

Avoid Smoking

Smoking and other tobacco use can significantly increase the chance of complications after implant surgery. For this reason, we strongly recommend quitting the habit at least a few months before your procedure.

Zirconia Bridges Offer Unrivaled Strength and Cosmetics

Zirconia implant-supported bridges are one of the strongest and most natural-looking restorations available. Unlike traditional prostheses, zirconia bridges (also known as All-on-x bridges) are held in place by artificial tooth roots and made from an incredibly durable and lifelike material. Using the Teeth in a Day method, we can rebuild your smile with a stunning All-on-x bridge in a single appointment.

Overall, zirconia implant-supported bridges provide a combination of strength, aesthetics, and convenience. They are an excellent choice for individuals seeking a durable and lifelike restoration that can enhance both their oral health and overall quality of life.

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What does a All-On-X bridge look like?

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All-On-X bridge is a type of zirconia implant-supported bridge known for its exceptional aesthetics and natural appearance. It is made from high-quality zirconia, a ceramic material that closely resembles the color, translucency, and texture of natural teeth.

The All-On-X bridge is custom-designed and fabricated to suit each patient's unique dental anatomy and desired outcome. It typically consists of a solid, monolithic structure that spans the gap created by missing teeth and attaches to the dental implants. The bridge is carefully crafted to blend seamlessly with the surrounding teeth, ensuring a harmonious and natural-looking smile.

It's worth noting that the exact design and aesthetics of a All-On-X bridge may vary depending on the specific needs and preferences of each patient. The bridge is custom-made based on factors such as the number of missing teeth, the condition of the surrounding teeth and gums, and the desired outcome of the patient.

Overall, a All-On-X bridge is a high-quality zirconia implant-supported bridge that offers a natural-looking, durable, and aesthetically pleasing solution for individuals seeking to restore their smile and oral function.

Zirconia Bridges Offer Unrivaled Strength and Cosmetics

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At Smiles for Life, we incorporate innovative dental technology into all our dental implant procedures. When planning your implant treatment at our Bridgewater or Staunton office, our dentists use low-radiation digital x-rays and computed tomography (CT) scans to assess every aspect of your smile. This technology allows us to perform virtually every aspect of your dental implant treatment in our office. Often, we can create a digital simulation of your expected results, so you can feel confident about your decision to proceed with the procedure.

Hear about Jim's Implant Journey

Jim has upper and lower permanent fixed bridges (also called All-on-4 or Same Day Smile).

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The Zirconia Implant-Supported Bridge® Timeline

What to Expect
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Dental Implants Placement

The first step involves the surgical placement of dental implants. For an upper-arch Prettau Bridge, six dental implants are typically used, while a lower-arch version is supported with five implants. 3-D computerized tomography (CT) scans are used to determine the optimal locations for implant placement.
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Healing

After the implant placement, a healing period is necessary to allow the implants to fuse with the jawbone. This process, called osseointegration, ensures a strong and stable foundation for the bridge. The duration of the healing phase can vary but generally takes several months.
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Evaluation

Once the healing phase is complete, you will return to the dental practice for the next phase of treatment. At this stage, your dentist will evaluate the implants and ensure they have successfully integrated with the jawbone. The fit of the zirconia implant-supported bridge will be checked to ensure proper alignment and occlusion.
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Securing the bridge

After confirming a proper fit, the zirconia implant-supported bridge will be securely attached to the dental implants. Your dentist will use appropriate dental adhesive or screws to firmly fix the bridge in place. This step completes the treatment process.
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Meet The Team

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Our Smiles for Life Patients Know

That They Can Rely On Us
Bonnie Alioto
5/5

Cathy was very informative about the different procedures and how they would be done. They will check with my insurance and we would discuss cost after my next appointment.

Ramona Lantz
5/5

I underwent 4 hours of heavy dental work under medicated sedation due to my dental anxiety plus 2 months ago I also did the same treatment and both times went extremely well. The Drs were nice and explained everything so my anxiety would stay in check. I’ve been a patient at Smiles for Life for over 6 years and also took my mother who suffers from advanced Parkinson’s to them for full dentures and they were fabulous 💙.

Marque Blubaugh
5/5

Listens to every concern and is caring, professional, compassionate, and understanding of every concern or situation that you have. Evaluating the entire oral structure and creating a plan and long term plan to preserve dental and overall health and peace of mind. Up to date procedures and equipment to review the entire structure and provide options to restore, preserve and have a healthy life and proper ability to eat and chew properly and to be healthy and digest a healthy diet. And to preserve teeth and avoid infections in the mouth and body . An investment, not a contined expense, which you use every day for the rest of your life. Smiles for life, and where you get life to smile.

Graham Simmerman
5/5

Cathy is delightful and skilled hygienist that I’ve counted on for nearly 20 years. Wouldn’t still be traveling nearly an hour from my new home to this dentist office if I didn’t have full confidence in Cathy.

Sue Gibson
5/5

I've always received the best care at Smiles for Life Dental Care. Faith was excellent and Dr. Macintyre is caring and a true perfectionist! I highly recommend to family and friends!

Corinne Shire
5/5

I met with Becky today to discuss implants. Her knowledge is amazing and she explained things thoroughly. My husband was in the waiting room and noticed how nice the staff was to patients coming in for treatments.

George Brinkley
5/5

Smiles For Life is the best place ever Everyone is so polite and they make you feel so comfortable and not tensed up being in a dentist chair The dental hygienist Cathy is the greatest ever She does an incredible and awesome job Thanks for all you have done for me

Terry Eck
5/5

When I embarked on my journey to find the right dental implant service, I initially gravitated towards the two prominent national brands in the field. However, my search took an unexpected and incredibly satisfying turn when I decided to explore the offerings of a local implant provider. Little did I know that this local gem would redefine my expectations of what a top-notch implant service should be like. Here's why my experience with them was nothing short of extraordinary: Meticulous Charting of Teeth and Gums: ★★★★★ One of the first things that set this local provider apart from the national giants was their unwavering commitment to precision and detail. While the big names seemed more focused on the implant procedure itself, this local gem took the time to meticulously chart the condition of my teeth and gums. This attention to detail ensured that my implant procedure was tailored to my specific needs and challenges. It was clear that they understood the importance of a solid foundation for the success of the implants. Infection Prevention Education: ★★★★★ Implant surgery is not without its risks, and one of the key concerns is the possibility of infection. What truly impressed me was the depth of information and guidance this local provider offered regarding infection prevention. They didn't just gloss over this critical aspect; they took the time to discuss the infection possibilities associated with dental implants and, more importantly, outlined a comprehensive plan to combat and mitigate such conditions. Their proactive approach to ensuring patient safety was truly reassuring. First-Year Implant Supervision: ★★★★★ Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of my experience with this local implant provider was their commitment to the long-term success of my dental implants. While the national brands seemed content with the implant procedure itself, this local provider went above and beyond by offering required supervision for the first year following the implant surgery. This level of aftercare and ongoing support was simply unparalleled and gave me peace of mind knowing that my oral health was in capable hands. In conclusion, my exploration journey for dental implants took an unexpected turn when I discovered this exceptional local implant provider. Their dedication to detail, infection prevention, and post-surgery care were nothing short of outstanding. They not only surpassed the standards set by the national brands but also redefined my expectations of what a truly exceptional implant service should encompass. If you're in search of dental implants and want an experience that goes above and beyond, I wholeheartedly recommend giving this local gem a visit. They've certainly earned my trust and gratitude.

Smile Like Never Before with a Set of Dental Implants

The perfect time is now, to take control of your smile and freshen up your look! With a set of dental implants, you can upgrade your smile like never before. Claim the confidence you deserve today with a lasting dental solution that will make you grin from ear to ear!
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What our customers say

Bonnie Alioto
5/5

Cathy was very informative about the different procedures and how they would be done. They will check with my insurance and we would discuss cost after my next appointment.

Ramona Lantz
5/5

I underwent 4 hours of heavy dental work under medicated sedation due to my dental anxiety plus 2 months ago I also did the same treatment and both times went extremely well. The Drs were nice and explained everything so my anxiety would stay in check. I’ve been a patient at Smiles for Life for over 6 years and also took my mother who suffers from advanced Parkinson’s to them for full dentures and they were fabulous 💙.

Marque Blubaugh
5/5

Listens to every concern and is caring, professional, compassionate, and understanding of every concern or situation that you have. Evaluating the entire oral structure and creating a plan and long term plan to preserve dental and overall health and peace of mind. Up to date procedures and equipment to review the entire structure and provide options to restore, preserve and have a healthy life and proper ability to eat and chew properly and to be healthy and digest a healthy diet. And to preserve teeth and avoid infections in the mouth and body . An investment, not a contined expense, which you use every day for the rest of your life. Smiles for life, and where you get life to smile.

Graham Simmerman
5/5

Cathy is delightful and skilled hygienist that I’ve counted on for nearly 20 years. Wouldn’t still be traveling nearly an hour from my new home to this dentist office if I didn’t have full confidence in Cathy.

Sue Gibson
5/5

I've always received the best care at Smiles for Life Dental Care. Faith was excellent and Dr. Macintyre is caring and a true perfectionist! I highly recommend to family and friends!

Corinne Shire
5/5

I met with Becky today to discuss implants. Her knowledge is amazing and she explained things thoroughly. My husband was in the waiting room and noticed how nice the staff was to patients coming in for treatments.