Missing A Tooth, Or Teeth? We’ve Got Solutions!
Do you need to replace a tooth or teeth, and you’re struggling with which tooth replacement option to choose? Maybe someone you care about is living with tooth loss and not sure what to do. Whether you are experiencing this struggle at the moment or not, you may experience it at some point in your life. It is always beneficial to be more prepared and understand what your options are should you face a problem in the future. We are experts at a number of tooth replacement options and are more than happy to help you make your final decision. Read on to learn more about the tooth replacement options we have available to patients.
Tooth Replacement Options
It can be overwhelming to decide on a tooth replacement option that is beneficial for your budget and lifestyle. We are happy to work with you to make a recommendation that will improve the quality of your life. We may recommend a tooth replacement treatment such as:
Mini Dental Implants
If you are interested in receiving dental implants but are hesitant due to treatment time and expense, mini implants are a wonderful option. As the name suggests, a mini implant is a smaller implant that offers many benefits to patients, like less cost than conventional implants, less invasive, less healing, and less time involved.
There are a variety of dentures that we offer to patients based on their specific needs. Specialty dentures can come in several different styles including:
- Full or partial dentures, cast metal, flexibility, temporary
- Conventional/immediate (done immediately at the time a tooth is removed)
- Implant attached and supported denture
This option is often used when the tooth root is still intact, but the structure of the tooth is severely damaged. The process involves placing a tooth colored cap over the structure of the tooth, protecting and strengthening the remaining tooth structure and restoring the shape and function of the tooth. This treatment is often also used to complete other treatments such as dental implants and root canals.
When a patient is missing teeth, this option is an excellent way to replace the teeth and restore their function as well. A dental bridge is a beautiful artificial tooth structure that is used to fill in a gap where teeth are missing, have been extracted by a dentist, have experienced severe trauma, or are experiencing severe decay.
If you are interested in learning more about your options for missing teeth or which choice we recommend for your particular situation, we would be happy to see you. Call our office located in Knoxville, TN to schedule an appointment. We would love to help you restore your oral health.