Bridges are fixed dental appliances that can replace an area of missing teeth.  Bridges, also known as, fixed partial dentures, are semi-permanent and are cemented to existing teeth or implants. There are several types of fixed dental bridges (cannot be removed), including conventional fixed bridges, cantilever bridges and resin-bonded bridges.  Because they require the teeth … Continued

Initial Oral Evaluation

Your initial oral examination includes a discussion with Dr. Melanson about your oral health and your dental treatment goals.  We then examine your mouth including charting, periodontal probing, photographs, and any necessary radiographs (x-rays) to make a proper diagnosis and treatment recommendations.  All treatment will be discussed in detail, and you may ask any questions … Continued