If you suffer from missing teeth, you’ve probably noticed a difference in the functionality and appearance of your smile. Fortunately, dental bridges can help to restore your ability to freely eat, speak and drink like before. Bridges literally “bridge” the gap one or more missing teeth create in your smile with a set of artificial teeth. Bridges can be made from a variety of materials, including porcelain, alloys, gold or a combination of these materials. The type of dental bridge Dr. Sefcik recommends will depend on the current state of your oral health.