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More About Bridges
If you’re missing one or more teeth or have a gap in between teeth, a dental bridge may be the solution for you. A bridge is connected to your existing teeth and is used to seal the gap.
Composed of materials such as gold, metal, alloys or porcelain, a dental bridge is strong, durable, and built to last many years.
First, an abutment (a connector), where the bridge will be placed, is created with the patient’s existing teeth. These teeth are reworked to act as a stable base for the bridge.
Once the abutments are formed, a mold is taken of the area.
The mold is sent to a dental lab where custom made bridge is built to form fit the patient in a way that feels as close to their natural teeth as possible.
While waiting for your permanent bridge, a temporary bridge will be placed in your mouth to protect the abutments and vulnerable gum areas.
A new bridge may take some time to feel like your natural teeth. It is recommended that you eat soft foods for a few days following the bridge placement, and when comfortable transition to your regular habits. Our team will go over all of this pre and post treatment information during your visit.
Keep in mind that a missing tooth or teeth can cause structural shifts to the mouth and jaw which may result in difficulty eating or speaking normally.
We recommend coming in for a consultation so we can discuss your case specifically and put together a few options for you.
If you have a missing tooth, the empty space can cause your other teeth to shift over time. A dental bridge is used to fill the empty space and preserve the structure of your teeth and smile.
Most dental brindles will last between 10 and 15 years, but it ultimately depends on the amount of care and the level of hygiene practiced.
We strive to...
Provide you with comprehensive care throughout your experience
Maintain an excellence and passion in dentistry through continued education
Work with you to understand your oral health goals and challenges
Create a long term plan to ensure that you can always stay smiling
Insurance & Billing
Our office accepts all PPO insurances and we match HMO pricing. If you are without dental insurance coverage, we will do our best to work with you to afford treatment.
Why Choose Our Practice
Proudly Serving Miami
Dr. Michelle Luis, a south Florida native, practices as a general dentist with substantive experience with fillings, crown and bridge, veneers, extractions, dentures, Invisalign, and root canals.
Connecting With Patients
Dr. Luis easily connects with her patients and provides services using a multifactorial approach, involving a clear communication style, the utilization of innovative methods, a gentle approach to the application of services, and a high degree of diligence and professionalism.
Dr. Michelle Luis holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Science and a Doctorate in Dentistry from Nova Southeastern University.
Our Satisfied Patients
We are so thankful to all of our amazing patients who have taken the time to share their experiences on Google, Facebook, ZocDoc, and other online sources.
Professional, Great Personality & bedside manner. The Best Dentist visit in a long while. "Thank you Dr. LUIS!!".
Dr. Michelle Luis couldn’t have made my experience at Sher Dental any better. The energy of her work made my dental cleaning truly peaceful and calming.
This office is pretty out of the way for me, but honestly it is worth the drive. Everyone is extremely nice, office is well kept and clean and I absolutely love Dr. Luis.
Contact us and let us help you achieve your smile goals today.
12000 Biscayne Blvd # 130
Miami, FL 33181
Mon: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tues: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thurs: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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