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Please note that we are still available to you through virtual consultation during these challenging times. Our team members will be taking phone calls and we are open for any dental emergency. If you have an appointment in April, we are working on getting everyone moved to a different reserved time. We are sorry for any inconvenience. We hope your families stay healthy and safe! We can’t wait to see you all again! Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to see any important updates and fun things that we will be posting!

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Zirconia bridges from your dentist near Greer are long lasting solutions to missing teeth

A dental bridge is a common treatment option to restore function and an attractive smile after the loss or extraction of a tooth or a few teeth. A bridge is made of high quality material that resists fracture and is bonded to two healthy teeth on the outskirts of the empty space. The zirconia dental bridges that we design in our office near Greer provide long lasting solutions to missing teeth, and we give our guests the education and follow up care to maximize the potential of such restorations.

 

It is possible to have a dental bridge serve your functional and aesthetic needs for a lifetime, especially when oral hygiene is performed properly. Brushing and flossing as recommended by your dentist not only keeps a bridge in good condition, but these practices also work to prevent the dental conditions that could result in inflammation and infection in the gums and surrounding teeth.

 

A bridge can be kept in its strongest condition through care such as avoiding chewing on hard foods such as ice, or hard objects like pen caps. Professional care including cleanings with our skilled hygienist is also recommended for the proper maintenance of a dental bridge.

 

How long a dental bridge may last is dependent on care, and is determined somewhat by the type of dental bridge. Dental guests may require the traditional design, or a Maryland or Cantilever bridge. Maryland bridges tend to be more conservative because they are not invasive to adjacent teeth. This type of bridge includes an artificial tooth anchored to surrounding teeth by bands. A traditional bridge is the most commonly used for long lasting tooth replacement. A traditional bridge is affixed to adjacent teeth with dental crowns, which are fused to the artificial tooth. A Cantilever bridge is used when teeth remain only on one side of a gap.

 

Typically, the longest lasting bridges are the traditional type. Cantilever bridges, because support is present only on one side, have a shorter lifespan. When a tooth has been lost and teeth remain only on one side, a dental implant may be the most suitable treatment for maximum efficiency and longevity.

 

Tooth replacement with a bridge or implant-supported restoration is tailored to your specific needs at Palmer Distinctive Dentistry. Contact our office today for more information on tooth replacement treatment.

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Palmer Distinctive Dentistry
John J. Palmer, DMD | Daniel J. Knause, DMD | Debra G. Adams, DMD |
John R. White, DDS, DABDSM

At Palmer Distinctive Dentistry, we believe that oral health and overall wellness are linked. This is our focus when attending to our guests’ dental needs. Giving beautiful, healthy smiles to the residents of Greenville, SC is our goal.

Heading our team is Founder Dr. John J. Palmer, a Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry graduate. A dedicated holistic dentist and pioneer in advanced dentistry, he incorporates the latest technologies and IAOMT-certified methods and stays abreast of modern developments in biological dentistry.

Dr. Daniel J. Knause earned his B.S. in Health and Exercise Science from Furman University and his DMD from Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry. He’s well-versed in IAOMT protocol and holds membership in many prestigious associations.

Dr. Debra G. Adams received her Bachelor of Science from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL, and worked as a dental assistant, before graduating from dental school at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr Adams that she is SMART certified through the IAOMT and is dedicated to giving our guests the best treatment possible.

A graduate from the University of Texas, John R. White, DDS, DABDSM has over 40 years of experience in providing health care services in the field of professional dentistry. He is renowned as a specialist in the field of sleep apnea as well as being a patient-friendly doctor who aims to provide the best possible oral health care possible. He has contributed to the dental community of professionals by lecturing across the country to share his wealth of knowledge on the subject.