Different Ways To Replace Missing Teeth

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ALL THE WAYS TO REPLACE MISSING TEETH

Losing teeth can be stressful, but there are many ways to get brilliant replacements. Whether it’s implants, dentures or a bridge, be confident you have options.

 

Complete or full dentures
Complete dentures are designed to replace a full set of missing teeth. Made to fit the upper arch, lower arch or both, complete dentures are easy to remove for cleaning.

Partial dentures
If you only have a few missing teeth, your dentist may recommend partial dentures. These clip onto any remaining natural teeth.

Fixed replacement teeth

If you prefer a ‘permanently-in’ solution over removable dentures, your dentist may recommend a fixed prosthetic to replace your missing teeth. Here are your options.

1. Artificial crowns: These are replacement teeth which fill the gap left in your mouth. These are fixed to your natural teeth to hold them in place.

2. Implants: Acting like a normal tooth, a root implant is surgically connected to your jawbone through the gum.

3. Implant-supported fixed dentures: Your new teeth are built onto a metal and acrylic base (a bridge), which are then screwed onto two or three root implants that have been surgically connected to your jawbone. The screws can be loosened by a dental professional to remove the denture if needed.

4. Implant-supported removable dentures: These work just like implant-supported fixed dentures, but instead of being locked in place with screws, the dentures are fitted with attachments that snap on and off the root implants whenever you like.