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Crafting beautiful smiles with ceramic dental bridges in Pasadena

Crafting Beautiful Smiles with Ceramic Dental Bridges in Pasadena Area

If you’re missing teeth or you need an extraction, finding a replacement option is crucial for your oral health. Dr. Baldwin Marchack and Dr. Christopher Marchack at Pasadena Prosthodontics offer patients ceramic dental bridges to restore full functionality to their mouth and make the most of their smile.

Benefits of dental bridges 

When you’re missing teeth, it adds a lot of extra stress to your jaw, which can increase your risk for TMJ issues and fractured teeth. Your teeth also play an essential role in speech, and you may struggle with certain sounds without them.

Dental bridges offer a durable replacement option that can replace several missing teeth in a row. They are designed to attach to neighboring teeth and close the gap left behind. Patients can choose from porcelain-coated metal or all-ceramic bridges, and both will provide a natural-looking restoration that blends in with your other teeth.

With a dental bridge, you can chew and speak without issue. They also prevent your remaining teeth from shifting out of place. Implant-supported bridges provide all the same benefits, but they also last longer and prevent bone loss in your jaw. With dental implants, you can retain your face’s full, natural shape and avoid the hollowed cheeks and recessed chin associated with dentures.

Dental bridges aren’t always recommended for patients at risk of additional tooth loss. Your dentist will discuss all of your tooth replacement options with you at your consultation and help you determine the one that best suits your needs.

Traditional bridges

Traditionally bridges are typically mounted on two adjacent teeth supported by dental crowns, although in some cases, they may be supported by a single tooth or fixed to a metal bracket behind your teeth. If you need crowns to place your bridge, your dentist will remove the outer layer of tooth enamel on the teeth and reshape them to make space for the crowns. You’ll need to wait about 5-6 weeks after extraction to take impressions for your permanent bridge, but in the meantime, your dentist can place a temporary bridge and crowns so you can smile with confidence, but you’ll need to avoid hard foods while the extraction site heals.

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Implant-supported bridges

Dental implants are placed directly into your jaw bone during oral surgery. The small, screw-shaped rods act as a tooth root that provides stimulation to the bone to prevent resorption. The dental implants are typically placed after the extraction site has healed, and you’ll need to give them time to fuse to the bone before you take impressions for your permanent bridge. Most patients who are healthy enough for surgery can get dental implants without issue, though you may need a bone or tissue graft to provide extra support.

Dr. Baldwin Marchack and Dr. Christopher Marchack have over 60 years of experience practicing dentistry, and they have placed countless dental implants. They are committed to providing a comfortable experience and beautiful restorations for every patient in need. Contact our office in Pasadena today at 855.770.3737 to learn more about dental bridges and other tooth replacement options. 

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Baldwin Marchack, DDS, MBA | Christopher Marchack, DDS | Eugenia Chan, DDS, MMSc
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We welcome you to our Pasadena Dental Office where you will find a World class smile by being treated by our World class Dentists. You will be our top priority when you visit us as our team is awaiting to provide you with personalized, gentle care you deserve. We want to be your Pasadena Dentist and provide you with a nice comfortable atmosphere for your next dental visit. Call us on 855.770.3737 to book your next appointment.

Baldwin Marchack, DDS, MBA

A graduate from USC School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Baldwin Marchack is renowned for his focus, keen passion for knowledge and passion for serving his community. His areas of special interest are restorative, esthetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Marchack updates himself regularly with new methods and techniques that evolve over time. Dr. Marchack is the Founding Member of the Academy for Excellence in Dentistry based in Los Angeles, CA. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He has held notable positions of authority as the past president of the American Prosthodontic Society, Osseointegration Study Club of Southern California, the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Christopher Marchack, DDS

An alumnus of the prestigious Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco Dr. Christopher Marchack is well-known for his passion to serve his patients to the best of his ability which involves educating and imparting methods of good dental hygiene. Whilst maintaining a position on the editorial review board for the Journal of Prosthodontic Dentistry and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, he is also an Associate Clinical Professor at USC School of Dentistry, an Associate Clinical Instructor at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and lectures on related dental subjects both on domestic and international platforms.

Eugenia Chan, DDS, MMSc

A graduate of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California and a Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) certified Prosthodontist, Dr. Eugenia Chan is an established professional in her field and takes a special interest in the restoration of damaged teeth. Some of the projects she worked on include her active participation in the project led by Lucy Taylor Hobbs Society to empower female dental students and reinforce the contribution made by women to the professional dental industry. She has undertaken a voluntary role to teach dental health which includes the proper technique of brushing, flossing and implications of consuming a healthy diet to underprivileged children whose access to health care is little to none.

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