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With all the Halloween haunts in our rearview mirror, our sights for more savory sweets have now turned to the next big buffet party bash on our list: Thanksgiving. Please remember not to go overboard, and don’t forget to keep your oral healthcare at a premium. Sadly, many individuals this year won’t even get the chance to dive into their favorite delectable delights because their teeth won’t allow them. If you have missing teeth, a dental bridge may be just what the dentist ordered for your happy Thanksgiving. Dental bridges can offer up an array of advantages for the holidays:

Appearance: bridges can vastly improve the aesthetic appearance of your smile
Eating: bridges can make it much easier to chew food than with removable dentures or missing teeth
Speech: bridges can vastly improve speech, especially if the bridge is for the upper front teeth
Alignment: bridges prevent further misalignment of the jaw and bite line caused by missing teeth
Drifting: bridges can prevent further movement of teeth from wandering out of position due to toothless gaps
Facial Structure: dental bridges can fix malformed facial structures caused by missing teeth
Durability: with proper care and maintenance, a dental bridge can last over a decade

If you would like to learn more about the many advantages dental bridges can offer you, or to book an appointment with Dr. Mark DeVuyst and our team at Dentist 4 Life - Mark DeVuyst DDS, PC, you can call us at 586-416-1625 to speak with a member of our staff. You can also visit our office in Clinton Township, Michigan. Visit us today, and enjoy the holidays with a smile!