The Dental Center of South Bend
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Why Dental Bridges Are Good for Oral Health

Are you fed up with living with missing teeth? Discover how dental bridges can bridge the gap to a better smile.

Discover Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are a type of dental restoration used to replace missing teeth. They fill in the gaps in your mouth from missing teeth with a “bridge” of replacement teeth. For secure placement, dental bridges are supported by the natural teeth surrounding them.

The Demand for Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are in great demand because they offer so many benefits. As a result, they are offered by most family dentistry practices. And dental bridges are more affordable than other dental restorations, but the final price depends on your needs and the location of the dentist. But an affordable dentist can help you keep costs to a minimum. See what dental bridges can do for you:

  • Fully restore your smile
  • Maintain your proper face shape and structure
  • Make it easier to chew food
  • Allow you to speak naturally
  • Ensure proper jaw alignment, which prevents other teeth from shifting
  • Last for many years with proper oral hygiene and regular care from a family dentistry specialist
  • Replace missing teeth for a lower cost than other dental restoration options

Care and Cleaning of Dental Bridges
It’s surprisingly easy to keep dental bridges great-looking and long-lasting by simply caring for them the same way you do natural teeth. Cleaning dental bridges simply calls for brushing and flossing at least twice a day. They also require regular check-ups and cleanings by an affordable dentist near you. By taking care of dental bridges, they can keep you smiling for many years.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in South Bend, call The Dental Center of South Bend today at (574) 367-7000 or make an appointment.

The Dental Center offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in South Bend. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Indiana, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At The Dental Center of South Bend, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at The Dental Center of South Bend.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Wife in wheelchair, staff goes out of way to help her.
Jeanette C.
Friendly office, great service.
Janet B.
Your office staff was friendly and helpful. I was treated like a valued guest in your office.
Deanna G.
on time,good service ,friendly staff
Robert R.
My dental hygienist is excellent.
Darlene J.
Took our 3 yr old for her first visit and they were great with her.
Paula R.
Quick in and out. Polite staff and dentist.
Lynnda M.
I have been going to the Dental Center for years. I love that they hygientist are all friendly and quick. At my last appointment I had to bring my son who has special needs. The hygientist, Terry, […]
Dawn V.
The staff are consistently efficient, pleasant and professional.
Carol G.
Having a filling replaced is a painful process (for me) and they took the time to mitigate the pain and tried to make me as comfortable as possible. I know this take extra time but I appreciate it.
Robert W.
The service was excellent from the moment I walked in. The entire staff had a genuine, welcoming smile and seemed to care about every client. I have rarely seen such authentic friendliness and caring […]
Lori H.
The staff and the doctor was great
Tracy J.
Good dental care and friendly service.
Brett P.
Terry is amazing! Friendly and efficient with a gentle touch. I had no problem scheduling my appointments.
Kimberly C.
Good service
Dorinda B.
Today my son had unexpected extraction’s, due to infection. Dr. Jess, and another woman I can’t remember her name, dark hair, made a super traumatic event so much easier. My son was […]
Brittany T.
Marge was great. She tried several different X-rays to see what my issues were. Dr. Metzler is great. I don’t want to see anyone else.
Jane B.
Today my son had unexpected extraction’s, due to infection. Dr. Jess, and another woman I can’t remember her name, dark hair, made a super traumatic event so much easier. My son was […]
Brittany T.
Excellent customer service from the entire LaSalle Dental Center staff!!
Don H.
Dr was amazing
Crystal Z.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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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
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  • Phone: (574) 367-7000
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