Missing teeth can sometimes negatively affect your oral health and can cause the following:
Existing teeth can also shift and tilt into the spaces left by the loss of a tooth or teeth. This can generally be prevented by replacing missing teeth as soon as possible.
Your dentist will advise you on the treatment options and recommend solutions that is right for you. This depends on the number of teeth missing and the health of your gums and jawbone. At Bassett Dental Practice, dentures, a dental bridge or implants can all be used to replace missing teeth.
Dental Bridges – ssupported by adjacent healthy teeth, a fixed dental bridge can replace one or more missing teeth.
Dental Implants – dental implants are a long-lasting option to replace one or more missing teeth.