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February 15, 2016

Alternatives to Dentures

Dr. Chilcoat @ 4:05 pm

denturesThanks to advancements in dentistry, you now have many alternative options to dentures. The latest innovations allow you to resolve the issues of missing teeth using various restorative procedures that offer more benefits than traditional dentures. At Texas Wisdom Teeth, we provide a number of restorative procedures to regain the function of your teeth, while giving you a million-dollar smile.

Dental Implants

Dental implants offer a permanent solution to fix missing teeth—no matter if you’re missing one tooth or all of your teeth. Dental implants involve using artificial teeth to fill in the gaps in your smile. The artificial teeth look and act just as natural teeth to allow you to have the same functions and capabilities. The teeth are surgically inserted to offer a lasting solution. Unlike dentures, there’s no need to deal with adhesives, messy cleanings, slipping, or discomfort. Plus, you’re able to eat what you like and care for them just as you care for your natural teeth.

Dental Bridges

A dental bridge can also be used to replace one or more missing teeth. A bridge is attached to adjacent teeth to fill in the space of the missing tooth. While a bridge is effective and affordable, there are certain drawbacks to bridges. For example, keeping the area clean can be challenging, not to mention, the bridge will likely need to be replaced within a few years. A dental bridge is often most effective when there is only one missing tooth.

All on 4 Dental Implants

All on 4 Dental Implants resolve the need for traditional dentures. Unlike your typical dental implant surgery, this procedure allows you to have a completely new smile in one appointment. Similar to regular implants, the artificial teeth are inserted into the jaw. Four to six implants are placed to restore missing teeth to create a brand new set of teeth that will last a lifetime. With fewer implants required to complete the procedure, healing time is decreased, as well as the amount of jawbone lost due to the procedure.

Alternatives to Dentures

No matter the procedure that’s determined to be the most beneficial to your individual needs, these alternatives to dentures allow you to benefit from enhanced comfort and function that just isn’t possible with dentures. You’ll not only regain the ability to eat and speak without discomfort, but you’ll regain your natural facial structure while repairing your smile.

As an oral surgeon in North Dallas, we provide a friendly and relaxing environment to restore your missing teeth. Using the latest innovations in dentistry, we offer many alternatives to traditional dentures. We’ll give you a completely new smile in a little as a day, while enhancing your comfort. In fact, with sedation dentistry, you can even sleep through the entire procedure.

From start to finish, we’ll handle all of your restorative dentistry needs so you can have a new, beautiful smile you’ll love for years to come. Let Texas Wisdom Teeth help you with your restorative dental needs. Contact us today for a consultation.

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