Replace Missing Teeth

Why replace missing teeth?

Although some patients do adapt to missing teeth and function just fine day to day, the majority of us develop serious problems from missing teeth. When it is a front tooth, it goes without question that esthetics is the main concern. When it is a back tooth, the reasons to replace are less obvious short of making sure we can chew our food properly. Below is a nice explanation of the serious long term complications that can develop from a missing tooth:

Single Tooth Loss

Single Tooth Loss

What can be done about it?

Dental implants

Dental implants

Bridge (Impression)

Bridge (Impression)

Bridge (CAD/CAM)

Bridge (CAD/CAM)

There are many advantages and disadvantages to either option so it is essential that you consult with your dentist to find out which option is best for you.

Bridge Versus an Implant

Bridge Versus an Implant

North Potomac Smiles

15200 Shady Grove Rd,
Suite 408
Rockville, MD 20850

 Office Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

 (301) 926-4408

 

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