#shorts A Maryland bridge is a type of bonded dental bridge that can be used to replace a missing front tooth. It is much less expensive than a dental implant and it does not require grinding down two healthy teeth like a traditional 3 tooth fixed bridge. The backs of the teeth next to the space are trimmed and the Maryland bridge is bonded to the teeth.

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