A single missing tooth can significantly impact your self-esteem, but several lost teeth can be devastating to your quality of life. If you’re missing more than one tooth, you probably hide your mouth because you’re insecure about your appearance. Not to mention, you struggle to chew many foods and you’ve noticed changes to your oral health. Now, you have more options than ever to fill the empty spaces in your smile. Besides traditional treatments, Dr. Novak also offers dental implants in Weatherford. He’ll rebuild your smile using a solution that looks natural.
Conventional treatments replicate the portions of your teeth visible above the gum line. They provide affordable, convenient options to replace several or all your teeth. Depending on how many you’re missing, you can benefit from:
As an alternative to traditional treatments, many patients prefer implant-retained prosthetics.
Dental implants are the only treatment to replace both the root and crown of the tooth. This requires a multi-stage treatment process. Your implant posts are strategically placed into your jawbone using oral surgery. The posts stimulate your jaw to encourage new bone growth. Your jaw fuses to the posts over the next several months through a process called osseointegration. After your bone has healed, you need a second procedure to attach abutments to the posts. The special fixtures connect your restorations.
Your new smile can last for decades with the right aftercare. It is essential you maintain your oral hygiene habits at home and visit your dentist in Weatherford regularly for a cleaning and checkup.
Replacing the entire structure of a tooth provides various benefits that aren’t possible using non-surgical treatments, such as:
If you have several missing teeth, you can invest in your quality of life with dental implants. Contact our office today to schedule your consultation for a complete smile.