How to Avoid Problems With Your Dental Bridge

Following a good oral care routine of regularly brushing, flossing and rinsing your teeth can prolong the life of your dental bridge. You can also avoid problems with your bridge by:

– Making sure the bridge has been fitted properly; your bite should feel normal after a few days.

– Avoiding foods that could physically dislodge the bridge such as crusty bread.

– Regularly visiting the dentist for check-ups and booking regular professional cleaning with the hygienist.

“In the event that the bridge does fall out, the patient should seek professional help to replace the bridge.”

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Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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