Long ago, if you had missing teeth, you were stuck with it. These days, thanks to modern technology and forward-thinking dental care, dental implants for a full arch replacement, multiple teeth, or a single tooth are available. A fixed bridge anchored to dental implants has proven to be the best solution to enhance your teeth and smile…
A fixed cosmetic bridge can be implemented in 8–10 visits for a full arch replacement. There are many benefits to having a dental implant other than providing an aesthetic solution that will serve you for life. A dental implant London allows you to eat and function as if you had natural teeth. It prevents bone loss and protects your facial appearance.
For those of you who seek another alternative to a fixed bridge, there is always the removable cosmetic overdenture anchored on the implant. However, a removable full cosmetic denture is the lesser alternative as it still poses several disadvantages such as discomfort in eating, sore gums, and affected speech.
For multiple teeth replacement, expect 4-5 visits for a fixed bridge to be anchored to dental implants. You may experience some initial bruising or discomfort but this will disappear. An alternative to a fixed bridge for this case would be a removable partial denture consisting of plastic and metal. While the installation process is fairly simple, this alternative is often complex to use and not as comfortable.
If you have a single tooth that needs replacing, consider an all-ceramic cosmetic crown on an implant, especially when both the tooth and root are damaged. This procedure for a single tooth replacement takes four visits and results in fully functioning teeth, shorter treatment time, and less pain. Alternatively, you may go with the tooth-supported cosmetic fixed bridge, a removable partial denture, or a resin-bonded bridge….read more