Maintenance of Fixed Bridges

Top of your teeth, which are reduced for crown and bridge construction “temporary” It is closed with the crowns we have prepared. Temporary crowns are made in order to prevent the teeth from being affected by the cold, to prevent the teeth from being displaced after they are reduced and measured, and to provide some lost aesthetics. Although they are not very sturdy, you can use these temporary crowns with care. For the health of your gums, you should clean around the temporary crowns very well.

In any case where one or more of your teeth is missing, if you have a crown and bridge prosthesis, your use and care will extend the life of this prosthesis and your teeth under the prosthesis.

Oral care:

No matter what material the prosthesis is made of, it is a foreign substance in your mouth.

You should pay attention to oral care in order to protect the health of your teeth and surrounding gums next to the crown and bridge.

As a result of poor oral care, problems in the gums and cavities on the side teeth can occur.

Oral care; normal brushing should be done at least three times a day, between the teeth with interface brushes and under the missing teeth in the bridge. (bottom side of bridge body facing tissue)should be well cleaned.

In addition, you should use dental floss in the interdental areas and under the bridge body.

You can even brush your porcelain crown and bridge without using toothpaste.

It is important that brushing is done slowly from the gums to the teeth.

Also, pressurized water, toothpicks, plaque staining solutions, rubber stimulators, etc. You can clean food residues using

Some thin and some thick threads clean the interfaces of crown-bridge prostheses more easily.

Chewing gum after meals can have a harmful effect, as it will push the existing food residues between the gums.

It may also cause displacement or dislocation of the fixed prosthesis.

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