Tooth Replacement Options For Missing Teeth

Being able to transform your smile into something beautiful is something that you can be proud of.

If you have any missing teeth and are in need of tooth replacement Mt Druitt our Oral Dental Health team is here to help you.

 

Book a FREE smile assessment…

Our Mt Druitt dental experts will examine your tooth replacement requirements

 

The Oral Dental Health team of dental experts are trained in pain-free tooth replacement and cosmetic dentistry.

Our staff is skilled at making your visit stress free, comfortable and relaxing.

 

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Tooth Replacement Mt Druitt Options

 

Dentures

Dentures are not permanent and can be removed for easy cleaning. They can replace a full, or partial set of teeth. Our tooth replacement Mt Druitt office can repair your smile and make it look natural.

Pros
  • Eating is easier
  • Helps your speech
  • Improves your smile.
  • Supports your facial muscles
Cons
  • There will be several appointments
  • Adjustment period
  • Are not permanent
  • Fragile
  • Need removed and cleaned every night
  • Need replaced over time
  • Cost

 

Dental Bridges

A dental bridge is a fixed dental restoration that tooth replacement Mt Druitt can use to fill the space where you are missing a tooth or several teeth. Bridges span the area and can repair your bite and fix your smile.

There are four main types of bridges:

 

Traditional bridges use crowns on both sides of a gap to affix the bridge, these are the abutment teeth. Between the abutments are the replacement teeth which are called pontics.

Pros
  • Comfortable and feel natural
  • Only takes a few weeks for the whole procedure
  • Easily maintained
  • Cheaper than implants

 

Cons
  • Cost
  • Abutment teeth are prepared for crowns causing a risk for future failure
  • Food can get lodged under it
  • Does not stop bone loss
  • Shorter lifespan than an implant

 

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Implant-supported fixed bridges can be used when you do not have to replace every missing tooth with an implant.

Pros
  • Permanent
  • Look and feel natural
  • Easy maintenance
  • Cost is lower than having every single tooth replaced with an implant
  • Has a long lifespan
  • Doesn’t cause harm to surrounding teeth
Cons
  • Requires surgery
  • Cost
  • Involves several visits and could take months to complete

 

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Cantilever bridges are designed to be used when there are adjacent teeth on only one side of the missing tooth or teeth.

Pros
  • Very comfortable and feel natural
  • Only takes a few weeks for the whole procedure
  • Easily maintained
  • A lower cost option compared to implants
Cons
  • Not the cheapest option available
  • Abutment tooth is prepared for a crown causing a risk for future failure
  • Abutment tooth can become loose
  • Food can get lodged under the pontics
  • Does not stop bone loss
  • Shorter lifespan than an implant

 

Resin-bonded bridges, also known as Maryland bridges, are supported by metal wings that are bonded to the abutment teeth.

Pros
  • Usually the cheapest bridge option
  • Improves your smile
  • Keeps existing teeth from moving
Cons
  • Only used on front teeth because of their limited strength
  • Come off more easily
  • Not a long-term option
  • Fragile
  • Cost

 

Dental Implants

Dental implants Mt Druitt are inserted directly into the jawbone. They are very durable and can last a lifetime with proper oral care. Implants are comfortable and feel more like real teeth.

Pros
  • Permanent
  • Minimal maintenance
  • Feel and look natural
  • Surrounding teeth are not damaged
  • Can last a lifetime
  • Prevent jaw loss
Cons
  • Requires surgery
  • Requires several visits and could take up to nine months to complete
  • Cost

 

Contact Us today to discuss your tooth replacement options.

Your smile should be something that you are proud of and a tooth replacement in Mt Druitt at Oral Dental Health can give you the smile that you deserve.

 

Book a FREE smile assessment…

Our Mt Druitt dental experts will examine your tooth replacement requirements