When you are faced with a missing tooth, you have a few options to consider. Modern dental prosthetics offer viable solutions for people regardless of age and budget. Many people choose dental implants because they are totally secure and no other teeth need to be treated to replace the missing tooth. Bridges and dentures are also popular alternatives.
Prosthodontics (also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry), is the dental specialty pertaining to the diagnoses, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes.
Tooth replacement options include:
- Dental Implants