Unfortunately, there are times when a tooth needs to be extracted, leaving an unsightly gap in the front or back of your mouth. A tooth extraction is when a tooth is removed or pulled out. Common reasons for tooth extraction include crowded teeth, severe infection, or trauma to the tooth and gums following an accident. While a tooth extraction is a last resort, it can be unavoidable at times. Cosmetically, it can be embarrassing going about your daily life missing a tooth, especially if it is near the front of your mouth. Structurally, it can lead to further dental complications in regards to your oral health. No matter the location, it is equally important to visit our office to discuss replacement options.
Have you been thinking about dentures or considering implants but are concerned about the cost? Maybe you are suffering from multiple missing teeth and need recurring dental repair. Overdentures might be the solution to your problems.
If you have a dental condition where you’re faced with choosing either a dental implant or a root canal, there are several factors to take into consideration. To better help our patients understand their options, we like to take time to educate them about both treatments, so that together we can make the best choice for their dental health. Keep reading to learn more about this process.
We are often asked what is the best treatment to restore missing teeth. It is a common dental condition that not only affects a patient’s appearance, but also how they chew their food and speak. It can also lead to more dental problems down the road if not addressed properly. While there are a variety of treatments that can replace a missing tooth or multiple missing teeth, there is one solution in particular that functions and looks just like your natural teeth. Read more to find out about this treatment.
Do you have difficulty eating or speaking due to a missing tooth or multiple missing teeth? Have you tried removable partial dentures to fill in the gap but feel they don’t fit correctly anymore? Many patients who look for a tooth-loss restoration come to the conclusion that they want a long-lasting solution that they don’t have to worry about fixing down the road. We recommend a dental implant for those who wish to have a strong, durable tooth restoration that can last up to a lifetime with proper care.