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Address Your Tooth Loss with a Secure Prostheses

Are you having a hard time enjoying your meals since you lost a tooth? As a child, losing a tooth can feel downright thrilling. After all, it’s an important rite of passage. Adult tooth loss, on the other hand, can be a troubling experience, one that causes embarrassment, frustration, and even a great deal of fear. You might be wondering how you will ever get to enjoy food again, or smile confidently, with an incomplete smile. You might also be nervous that a prostheses will be uncomfortable or shift as you chew. Fortunately, modern dental prostheses are specifically designed to be both comfortable and confidence-inducing. So, if you are ready to stop settling for an incomplete smile, why not find out how

Why Are Prostheses So Important

There are actually a number of reasons to complete a smile after tooth loss, both cosmetically and functionally. For instance, when a tooth is missing, remaining teeth can try to shift to fill the gap that was created by the loss. This can lead to alignment problems that can cause discomfort and also difficulty chewing. Over time, it can also contribute to jaw-related discomfort, or even teeth grinding.

Another lesser-known side effect of tooth loss is that the jaw can shrink over time. That’s because healthy tooth roots are what supply the jaw with the nutrients needed to retain its structure. Without healthy roots, the jaw can shrink.

Complete the Smile Securely with a Dental Bridge or Dental Implant

Both dental bridges and dental implants provide more secure alternatives to unsupported dentures. Bridges do so using dental crowns affixed to remaining teeth, while implants use mimic tooth roots to hold replacement teeth securely in place.

Ready to Complete Your Smile?

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