Fixed Bridge Treatment
When you have missing teeth, there is tremendous strain on what’s left of your teeth, your remaining teeth can loosen or crack. The bone in the extraction site will resorb away. Crowns and bridges are often a solution that can fill the gaps and restore your mouth back to a healthy balanced state.
Complete and Partial Dentures
Dentures are custom-designed artificial appliance used to replace lost teeth while providing support for your lips and cheeks. Complete dentures are made from acrylic, partial dentures may be completely made from acrylic or have a metal framework for strength.
As the alignment of your jaw and bone levels change over time, dentures will eventually start to see some wear and tear and might need to be replaced or realigned in order to keep the alignment of your jaw normal. Over time, the alignment will slowly change when the bone and gum ridges start to shrink or recede because of the initial extraction of your teeth. Make sure to visit the dentist regularly as examinations for denture wearers are important to ensure that oral tissues can be checked for disease or other ailments.
See section on Dental Implants