A great number of our adult patients, for a variety of reasons, find themselves missing one or more permanent teeth. As you may know, this can lead to difficulty chewing and changes in the position of your adjacent teeth. Of course, it is also often a source of embarrassment and loss of self-confidence. We are happy to remind you that you are not alone and that there are several viable options to replace one or more missing teeth.
Replace Missing Teeth
The second “fixed” option to replace missing teeth is the dental bridge. Like the name implies, a dental bridge consists of a minimum of one bridge “abutment” on each side of the missing tooth, which supports a “pontic” – the prosthetic tooth which...
The Comfort & Confidence of Dental Implants The first “fixed” option is dental implants. Implant restorations are replacements for lost teeth. They look, feel and function like your natural teeth. Implants can provide a stable attachment for a...
The third common option for the replacement of missing teeth is a removable option, the partial denture. Partial dentures are likened by many patients to retainers, in that they utilize the soft tissues and remaining teeth for the retention of a...