If you are missing one or more teeth, a bridge may be a viable option to restore your smile. Bridges are restorations made from gold, alloys, porcelain or a combination of these materials and is bonded onto surrounding teeth to close gaps left by missing teeth. Unlike a denture, once fixed it can only be removed by the dentist. Regardless of which type of bridge your dentist recommends, its success depends on its foundations. So it’s very important to keep your remaining teeth healthy and strong. Your dentist will be able to advise whether a bridge will be suitable option.