Dental Implants & Bridges
Not only can missing teeth make it difficult to chew efficiently, they can also obstruct your speaking ability and look unsightly having a negative impact on your confidence. The surrounding teeth can also become chipped, tilted or crowded due to the pressure of an uneven bite. Dentures used to fill the gap can feel uncomfortable and do not always look or feel natural. Dental implants and bridges are a superior alternative to dentures.
A dental implant is a secure, artificial tooth root that is placed in your jaw to providing an anchor to replace the missing tooth or multiple teeth. A crown is then attached to the implant to act as the tooth and fill in the gap, creating a very natural looking and functional replacement tooth. Dental implants are the latest technology in replacing missing teeth, providing a permanent, natural looking solution.
Bridges are used to replace one or more missing teeth. They are anchored on both sides by two crowns, creating a natural appearance and enclosing any large gaps. The neighbouring teeth do have to be modified to accommodate the new crowns
Speak to the friendly staff at Baldivis Family Dental Care about the many benefits offered by dental implants and bridges. Our team can provide you with advice on which is the best solution for your missing teeth.
Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.