Are you missing multiple teeth? Modern dentistry offers a number of ways to replace them. Most of these options replace only the visible portion of lost teeth, the part that you normally see above the gum line. Dental implants, on the other hand, restore teeth from the roots up. They thus provide outstanding stability, chewing power, and comfort. On this page, we further expound on treatment options for replacing multiple teeth.
If you decide not to receive dental implants, or you are not a candidate for them, you may benefit from one of the following treatments:
If you would like to replace your lost teeth with dental implants, visit us for a consultation. If you are a good candidate for the procedure, Dr. Chimmiri will outline a detailed treatment plan for restoring your smile with an implant-retained bridge or denture.
After any necessary preparatory work, you will undergo the dental implant placement surgery, wherein Dr. Chimmiri inserts prosthetic tooth roots into the jawbone. The implants then bond with the tissue around them in a process known as osseointegration, which typically takes a few months. Following osseointegration, Dr. Chimmiri places a custom-made bridge or denture on top of the implants to replace the visible portion of the lost teeth.
Implant-retained multiple tooth replacement offers some significant advantages over non-implant treatments:
Are you eager to replace your missing teeth? Meriden Dental Group is ready to help. Contact our team today to get started on your path to once again owning a complete set of healthy, functional teeth.