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How Can Your Smile Be Completed Securely with Prosthetic Dentistry?
Posted on April 26th, 2017
Are you suffering from an incomplete smile ever since you lost a tooth unexpectedly? Whether it was caused by trauma, decay, gum disease or something else, the good news it that prosthetic dentistry can help you complete your smile both functionally and cosmetically. If you want to improve your comfort and your confidence by completing your smile, it’s time to talk to your restorative dentist about the modern prostheses available to help.
Dentures Provide a Fast Solution for Smile Completion
Whether you need to address a single lost tooth or several, partial and full dentures are available to help quickly complete the smile. Partial dentures refer to those built to complete smiles affect by the loss of only one or a few teeth, while full dentures are those that are used to complete an entire arch of the smile, upper or lower.
Both can be held in place through the use of temporary adhesives. Or, you can enjoy improved comfort through the use of a dental bridge or implant.
Enjoy Improved Comfort with a Dental Bridge or Implant
Dental bridges rely on dental crowns, affixed to remaining teeth to help hold replacement teeth like dentures in place securely. Many patients find bridges more comfortable and confidence-inducing than dentures, alone.
That said, dental implants can provide even more security, because they are the only prostheses that actually help to replace missing tooth roots as well as missing teeth. In this way, implants are considered the most secure and permanent forms of smile completion.