Tooth Replacement

The loss of a tooth or teeth, more importantly the front tooth can be a great matter of concern for people as it can affect them emotionally. Any gaps that occur due to teeth loss has the potential to cause drifting, besides affecting adjacent teeth – through tilting etc.. The loss of teeth and resulting tilting, drifting can also lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and potential jaw problems.

What are the methods for replacing missing teeth?

There are a range of techniques that can be used to replace missing teeth. The choice of an appropriate method/technique to replace missing teeth is determined by the size of the gap and its position and its proximity to adjoining teeth. Some of the common methods currently available to replace missing teeth is through use of Bridges, Dental Implants and Partial or complete dentures.