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By Rochester Dental
January 10, 2020
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

Tooth loss is a serious problem. It can cause bone deterioration and jawbone recession. Dr. William Carmody and Dr. Debra Halsey at Rochester Dental in Troy, MI, provide several tooth loss replacement options.

Here are a few tooth loss replacement options:

Dental implants: Dental implants replace a single missing tooth, several teeth, or all teeth. The procedure has a 95% success rate. Your dentist places a titanium post into the jawbone to fuse together, through a process called osseointegration which takes about 3-to-6 months to complete. A connector is then placed over the post to anchor a crown that matches the rest of your teeth. Once the restoration is complete, you'll walk out of your Troy dental office with a rejuvenated smile.

Fixed Dental Bridges: This replacement option replaces a single missing tooth or several missing teeth in the same area. A fixed bridge literally bridges a dental gap by replacing the missing tooth with a dental prosthetic tooth. The artificial tooth is attached to adjacent teeth and bonded in place. Fixed Dental Bridges correct and re-distribute bite function, they're easy and comfortable and help maintain the integrity of your jaws.

Removable partial dentures: This dental restoration replaces multiple missing teeth in one part of your smile. The dentures are attached to a natural-looking pink base that looks like gums. Natural teeth support dentures by holding the pink base in place. Removable dentures may also have a clasp that improves stability. The advantages of these dentures is they make it easy to maintain a healthy dental regimen, improve bite and chewing function, and, of course, improve your smile.

There are many options when it comes to replacing missing teeth. You should contact our Troy, MI, dentists, Dr. William Carmody and Dr. Debra Halsey, at Rochester Dental by calling 248-528-0700 today.

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