The Tooth Replacement Dilemma…
Are you in need of a tooth replacement and are struggling to make a decision on which method to choose? There are many feelings involved when a tooth is lost and then needs to be replaced, and oftentimes it can be very overwhelming for patients to make the decision on a replacement. Our goal is to keep patients informed and help them make a decision on a treatment that will not only improve their quality of life but also be the best option for their lifestyle and budget. Interested in learning more about the tooth replacement options we offer to patients? Continue reading to learn more.
Tooth Replacement Options
We recommend patients replace missing teeth as soon as possible. The longer a tooth remains missing, the greater chance you have of developing lasting oral health complications. We offer a number of tooth replacement options that can benefit various lifestyles and budgets. We may recommend a tooth replacement options such as:
We often recommend implants, as this method is permanent and closely resembles the natural teeth. This treatment replaces the entire tooth root and structure. Although this treatment takes the longest to completion, patients love the many benefits and the improvement to their quality of life.
Dentures and Partials
Dentures are a removable appliance that can be used to replace teeth. Partial dentures can be used to replace missing teeth when you still have natural teeth remaining. Complete dentures are used to replace an entire arch of teeth on the top or bottom, or both.
This replacement option can be used to replace a tooth structure where the tooth root is intact. It can also be used to complete other restorative treatments such as a dental implant or a dental bridge.
This option can be used to replace one or multiple teeth that are missing in a row. This is a permanent restoration that attaches artificial teeth, such as crowns, to surrounding natural teeth.
If you are in need of a tooth replacement and are interested in learning more about which option we would recommend, be sure to contact our office located in Montgomery, AL to schedule an appointment. We would love to help you restore your smile.