Restorative Dental Treatments In St. Paul, MN

Highland Dental — Top Choice for Dental Bridges

Do you have a gap in your smile where there used to be a tooth? Are you missing two or more teeth and don’t know what to do? Consider a dental bridge to restore your smile!

What is a Dental Bridge?

A bridge is a natural-looking dental appliance that can replace a missing tooth or a section of missing teeth. Because it is custom made to look natural in your mouth, a bridge is barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite relationship between upper and lower teeth.

Different Types of Bridges

At Highland Dental, we have the expertise to ensure that you get the right dental bridge to address your individual needs:

  • A fixed bridge is a permanent appliance that is anchored in your mouth using the surrounding teeth or supported by a dental implant. Different types of fixed bridges include conventional fixed bridges, cantilever bridges and resin-bonded bridges.
  • A removable bridge is not permanent and can be removed daily for cleaning as needed. This alternative to a fixed bridge requires no surgery and is often a more economical choice for replacing missing teeth.

Why Get a Dental Bridge

When you have one or more missing teeth, no matter where they are in your mouth, your oral health can suffer over time if you do not choose a replacement solution. The surrounding teeth will shift or rotate to fill in the gap left behind, not only changing your bite and possibly affecting the way you eat and talk, but also increasing your chances of developing gum disease and TMD. To keep your smile healthy and looking its best, we always recommend replacing missing teeth, even back molars that are not visible when you smile.

A dental bridge is one tooth replacement option available at Highland Dental. After a thorough examination of your teeth and mouth, Dr. Brooks will assess the current state of your oral health and recommend the best type of dental bridge for your needs. He will devise a customized treatment plan that considers not only your dental health needs, but also your personal goals and your budget.

To learn more about the procedure and whether a dental bridge could be the right tooth replacement option for you, contact our office to schedule your consultation with St. Paul’s most experienced dentist.

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Top St. Paul Dentist
The people working at the front were nice and easy going, welcoming. Angie was very nice and gentle. She cleaned my teeth very good. I was in and out with a brighter smile.
Billy Kue
Billy Kue
06:03 06 Jan 22
I have been going to Dr. Brooks for about 20 years. While going to the dentist isn't something I look forward to, I've been very pleased with Dr. Brooks and Highland Dental ave the care they've provided for me and I'd recommend them wholeheartedly.
Chris Montbriand
Chris Montbriand
00:33 05 Jan 22
Ashley was not only excellent, she kind , caring 👼👼.
Jimmy Welton
Jimmy Welton
23:38 19 Dec 21
Over the past 3+ years have had two hygienists and the dentist. All are great, reasonable with recommendations, and just plain nice.
Simon Nussbaum
Simon Nussbaum
15:14 16 Dec 21
Been There More than 10 times, The only thing unpleasant is the Fluoride lolGreat place, Great people
Jackson Smallman
Jackson Smallman
23:06 15 Dec 21
Excellent professional staff.
John Osborn Jr
John Osborn Jr
21:14 11 Dec 21
Excellent dentist and staff. Easy scheduling and followup. Have been with Dr Brooks for almost 20 years now. Highly recommend him.
Leslie Wagner
Leslie Wagner
18:57 06 Dec 21
I’ve gone here a couple of times for cleanings and have always found everyone to be happy and eager to help. I love the small office experience. Thank you!
Susanne Ek
Susanne Ek
23:56 29 Nov 21
Courteous, professional staff. I am a new customer and am pleased I found a dentist close to me that I can look forward to staying with.
Jess Peterson
Jess Peterson
02:21 18 Nov 21
Really professional and nice staff. Angie is the best dental hygienist ever the dentist was very friendly. Their processes get you in and out fast. Definitely go again
Cat G
Cat G
20:19 13 Nov 21
Professional and pleasant stuff. Careful and quick cleaning and x-rays.
Gabriel Ross
Gabriel Ross
21:16 01 Nov 21
Excellent cleaning performed by a hygienist who was professional and friendly.
Cecilia Oberg
Cecilia Oberg
23:06 27 Oct 21
Welcoming patients until 7 pm on weekdays & open Saturdays!

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