Having a gap in the smile can be embarrassing, but—most of all—it can be harmful to your oral health, which is why our Healthy Smiles Dental Care PC team strongly encourages you consider your tooth-replacement options.
There are many dental treatments in the world today that can give you the full, complete smile you’re looking for; those treatments are:
Dentures are removable dental appliances that can replace your missing teeth whenever you feel is necessary. There are two denture products available: complete dentures and partial dentures. Complete dentures are meant to replace all of your teeth while partial dentures are meant to fill a gap in your smile.
A dental bridge is a great option if you wish to permanently fill a gap in your smile without the need of surgery. The bridge is made of two dental crowns and one or more false teeth. It is anchored to the neighboring teeth in the smile and it gives you the natural-looking results you are looking for.
A dental implant is a beneficial product that can replace your missing tooth and its root. This treatment does, however, require surgery and a recovery period, but it does offer permanent and natural-looking results. The treatment will involve your dentist placing a small post in the bone socket of your missing tooth and covering that post with a dental crown.
To learn more about dentures, dental bridges, and dental implants in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, please feel free to call 860-623-2601 today! We also encourage you to schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. Chris Kim, if you would like to know which of these options is best for your smile. We would be more than happy to meet with you and let you know!