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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerSteven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry
Last RevisedJune 14, 2011

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Last Updated: June 14, 2011
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