Dental One Associates of Oxon Hill
6196 Oxon Hill Road, Suite 650, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

The Benefits and Bothers of Dental Bridges

If you’re considering dental bridges to replace teeth you’ve lost, check out this helpful comparison to make the right dental decision.

Advantages of Dental Bridges

Today, dental bridges are a popular dental care option for replacing missing teeth. Dental bridges involve placing two crowns around the gap created by missing teeth that serve as anchors for the replacement teeth filling in the gap. Dental bridges offer a number of benefits, including:

  • Lower cost than dental implants, particularly if you need to have multiple replaced.
  • Can be placed in a single visit to your dental care clinic if all the teeth requiring replacement are already lost or extracted.
  • No bone grafting is needed to strengthen poor bone structure.

Disadvantages of Dental Bridges

While dental bridges are a smile solution for many, they aren’t right for everyone and come with certain drawbacks. Before opting for dental bridges, it’s important to know about these concerns:

  • Dental bridges involve placing crowns on the surrounding teeth supporting them, so they can damage the natural tooth structure and put excessive pressure on these healthy teeth.
  • Since dental bridges don’t replace the roots in the bone of missing teeth, this can cause your gums and bones to recede in the future and require corrective treatments from an affordable dentist.
  • Dental bridges must be replaced every 10 to 15 years, which can be costly over time, even with an affordable dentist. This can make the longer-lasting dental implants much more cost-effective over time.

Consider all of these facts and then talk to your dentist to see whether dental bridges are right for you.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Oxon Hill, call Dental One Associates of Oxon Hill today at (240) 766-8568 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Oxon Hill. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Oxon Hill, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Oxon Hill.

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Patient Reviews
I received excellent customer service. My appointments were scheduled and I was seen at the time of my appointments. The technicians, specialists, and doctor explained what was about to happen, […]
Theresa B.
The Dentist was very good at explaining the procedures he was going to do and his assistant was kind, professional and knowledgeable. They each put me at ease during my visit.
Dale D.
The staff is friendly and helpful. The make you feel welcomed and ensure you are comfortable.
Janell K.
I have been coming to this office for over 3 years. I got my braces done here. In addition, I got bridge work and two implants at this office. I love the office atmosphere! It’s a personable […]
Mark S.
My dental needs are well addressed here. I trust my dentist, his staff, and my treatment plan.
April O.
I always get prompt and courteous service from the reception desk to the dental staff.
Cecelia E.
The cleaning was not only great but the employee Wes so knowledgeable about what I should be doing and how to take better care of my teeth between appointments.
Lamar B.
LET ME JUST SAY….. If you have a fear of dentist, like myself….. I HIGHLY recommend, Dental One Associates in Oxon Hill and ask for the Dental Hygenist, Shakira!!!!!! SHE IS AMAZINGGGGGG!!!! No […]
Ronda J.
My son was treated with respect and care.
Oscar B.
This an organization that operates with the highest degree of professionalism and humanity.
Richard B.
It was a clean environment the office personnel was kind and the staff was great
Candis D.
Always a pleasant and comfortable experience.
Adrienne C.
The entire staff were very professional and I was seen almost immediately. The dental assistant was outstanding.
Ethel B.
The customer service is extremely excellent
Elaine T.
The staff is always friendly and there to answer any question I may have.
Michael N.
Customer care
Wanda M.
Cheeri was awesome!
Imani M.
The experience I received of the knowledge the dentist have. Dr. Stephen Gaut has gaven me the information that I didn’t know about from my previous dentist.
Patricia L.
Great Customer Service.
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Great customer service
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (240) 766-8568
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