Dental implant

Natural teeth can be lost through trauma and dental disease. To date there is nothing that can match mother nature. The options for missing teeth tend to include a denture, a bridge or a dental implant. A denture is a removable option but can affect speech and may increase plaque retention. A bridge is a fixed option but its fabrication may require irreversible preparation of a tooth or teeth. This is no longer considered to be the optimal treatment, especially if the teeth to be used in a bridge are healthy and unfilled. Continue reading “Dental implant”