Why replace a missing tooth?
Missing teeth can lead to long term changes in your mouth resulting in pain, difficulty chewing as well as premature aging. It is important to plan how to replace a tooth when it is planned to come out.
How can a missing tooth be replaced?
Depending in your situation, there may be multiple ways to replace a missing tooth. There are often benefits and disadvantages to all options so you should consult your dentist to determine what is best for you. Most commonly the best option is a dental implant. Dental implants are the most natural and long lasting solution and are now the gold standard for replacing missing teeth.
How can dentures benefit from implants?
Implants are a life changing procedure when in conjunction with a denture. Dentures with implants are significantly more stable, comfortable and long lasting than dentures that float on the tissue. Dentures can “snap” into implants allowing you to eat more foods and enjoy your life more fully!