Several replacement tooth options exist.
Here are some common replacement options:
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- Dental implants
- Implant crown and bridges
- Partial dentures
- Complete dentures
- Do nothing
Here are four good reasons to replace a missing tooth or teeth.
#1 Shifting Teeth
Teeth will migrate towards an open gap. This can cause alignment issues and bite imbalance, which can lead to cleaning challenges, TMJ discomfort and other consequences within your oral health.
An obvious setback from missing teeth is the appearance of your smile, especially if the lost tooth is in the front of your mouth. Keep in mind that modern restorations like crowns, dentures and bridges can provide a remarkable replica of your natural teeth in color, shape, size and translucency.
#3 Speech and Eating Challenges
We rely on certain teeth to pronounce certain sounds and syllables. It is not uncommon to suffer speech problems when teeth go missing. In addition, you may find that eating is difficult with missing teeth. This can lead to a soft-foods diet that lacks fruits, vegetables and protein, which are vital for overall health.
#4 Bone Loss
A less known drawback of missing teeth is bone loss. This occurs in the jaw due to the lack of stimulation from tooth roots. When the jawbone loses form and density, the lower face that displays a sunken and aged appearance.
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