The Dental Center of Granger
12840 SR 23, Granger, IN 46530

Dental Bridges in Granger, IN

There are few things that can ruin a person’s smile more than missing teeth. While you can fix discolored or even cracked teeth by getting professional whitening or crowns, it can be far more difficult to decide what to do about missing teeth. If someone has lost several or all of their pearly whites, then they usually turn to dentures. However, for those people out there who are only missing a few teeth there is another option – dental bridges. While dentures are removable and need to be taken out and cleaned nightly, bridges are a more permanent solution to missing teeth, and our Granger dentists can craft bridges for anyone who needs them.

What exactly is a dental bridge? It’s actually very simple. A bridge is a replacement tooth (or teeth) held in place by caps that are placed over the remaining teeth on either side of the empty space in the mouth. Dental bridges can also be supported by implants instead of natural teeth. It’s important for people who are missing teeth – even if they have only lost one tooth – to consider getting dental bridges or implants. That’s because missing teeth can not only harm a person’s confidence, but the function of their mouth as well.

Dental bridges can allow people to chew and speak properly again, as well as maintain the shape of the face, which can be changed when there are missing teeth. Also, when individuals are missing teeth they may chew on one side of the mouth more than the other, which may harm the bone and muscles in the jaw. Dental bridges can restore a proper chewing balance so this does not happen.

Our Granger dentists will use porcelain crowns to hold dental bridges in place. Porcelain reflects light similarly to natural tooth enamel, and the crown will be painted to match each patients’ natural tooth color, so no one will never even know that they are there. Non-removable bridges may be the better option for people who want to have the feel of having all their natural teeth again. Once dental bridges are placed, people simply need to brush and floss their teeth regularly to help keep them in place for years to come. Bridges often last for nearly a decade, and if need be they can be replaced. Talk to a Granger dentist today to learn more about dental bridges.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I only come for check ups and I enjoy talking with the dental assistant.
Callan O.
Julie takes great care of me
Maryjo W.
Everyone was so nice especially my Hygienist.
Steven S.
Great service
Linda S.
Well priced and great service,I have been going to a local place in town and he was almost three times the price. You guys were very well priced and Dr. C was great….
Rick H.
Quite satisfied but as it was my first visit, I do have limited exposure as of this point in time.
Dennis W.
Very friendly staff and I love how things were explained to me in a way I could understand.
Belinda S.
Tracy is a wonderful hygienist.
Riccardo A.
Katie did an amazing job! Dr. Douglas is the reason I stay. He’s awesome!
Trisha S.
I feel like they take their time and really inspect far more than any place I previously had went to
Leslie B.
Dr. Douglas and staff are true professionals!
Todd N.
The technician, Julie, did a really good job cleaning my teeth and taking a few x-rays. The dentist, Dr. Cochran, was very pleasant and reassuring. Good job all around. Thanks.
Nellie T.
Amazing service, and hospitality. Great bedside assistants.
Megan R.
Number of times I’ve been to office for dentures, always courteous and conscious of my needs. Great people to have working on you.
Gary S.
The people and their competence.
Debra K.
The hygenist (Katie) was excellent
Ronald K.
I have been very happy with my dental needs from your office.
Sandra B.
I have been going to The Dental Center in Granger for several years now, and the staff, hygienists, and dentists have all been so nice. They answer all of my questions and are very thorough with […]
Jenae N.
every is always very friendly and they do a great job. I enjoy my experience when I am there.
Robyn P.
My experience at the Granger Dental Center was amazing! Megan Yeager was my hygeinist and she was very knowledgeable, polite, professional, and helpful with how I can improve my dental health.
Nathan Y.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (574) 807-0438
Fax: (574) 271-5089
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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