What Type of Braces Are Recommended with a Bridge?

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Any type of braces work with a bridge

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You can use any type of braces with a bridge, but you can't move the teeth that are under a bridge unless the bridge is sectioned.  Invisalign works well, because there is no need to adhere the aligners to the crowned teeth.  Traditional braces may be bonded to the teeth on a bridge for esthetic or anchorage reasons, and the orthodontist will know what kind of adhesive is needed.  Other than that, there isn't much of a difference regarding recommending a certain type of braces for a bridge.

Washington DC Dentist

Types of braces with a bridge

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Bridges place no limits on what type of appliances are used in orthodontics.  Any appliance, including Invisalign, can be used when bridges are present

Brian Povolny, DDS, PhD
Seattle Orthodontist

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