Tooth-colored bridges used to be made only of porcelain and metal. But with
the new technology available today, they can be made entirely of porcelain.
To have enough strength to withstand biting forces, porcelain bridges used
to be built upon a metal core. Unfortunately, this created a noticeable dark
line at the edge of the bridge.
New breakthroughs in adhesives and stronger porcelain materials now make it
possible to create bridges entirely from porcelain. All-porcelain bridges
maintain a translucency that makes them difficult to tell from real teeth.
Without metal, the dark line at the edge of the gums is eliminated. This
allows the edge of the bridge to be placed above the gum line, which is
healthier for your teeth and gums.
When you want to improve your smile, an all-porcelain bridge is an excellent