Bridges are fixed or removable artifical teeth spanning a space whereone ore more teeth have lost in the dental arch. The teeth adjacent to the area of missing teeth will be prepared for crowns in order to support the bridge.
Extraction is the process of removing teeth. Teeth need to be removed because the are causing pain, swelling, infection, cavities or gum disease. Extractions are usually performed in cases of impacted wisdomteeth, which casuse crowding and misalignment of other teeth.