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Bridge (Partial Denture)

A bridge is a replacement for one or more (but not all of the) teeth. A bridge may be permanent or removable.

A removable bridge is sometimes called a partial denture.

Last Revised: June 7, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Steven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry

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