People with missing teeth only have a few options when it comes to restoring their smiles:
Go Without Anything at All
Some people prefer not to do anything. They get by with the teeth they still have. The problem with this scenario is that your remaining teeth are having to work harder than they’re supposed to, leading to premature wear and side-effects like TMJ pain.
Getting a Partial or Full Denture
Traditional tooth replacement treatments like dentures or partial dentures are also available. Although more affordable at first, these prosthetics don’t last as long as dental implants do (and require updating every several years.) However, dentures are preferable for people looking for short-term solutions leading up to dental implant therapy.
Fixed bridges are great semi-permanent tooth replacements, as long as you have healthy teeth on either side of the missing one(s). A typical bridge will last about 10 years and can replace 1-2 teeth at a time. The downside is that they permanently alter the structure of the supporting teeth, potentially weakening them in the process.
Dental Implants in Woodstock
Implants are the only tooth replacement treatment designed to last a lifetime. They can replace single teeth, multiple teeth, or all of your teeth at one time. Their minimally invasive nature makes implants more comfortable and beneficial to your overall quality of life. Dental implants function and feel nearly identical to natural teeth.
Discover whether dental implants are right for you. Our comprehensive implant options are designed to fit your lifestyle and personal preferences. Financing plans are available! Call Georgia Denture & Implant Specialists today to request an appointment at one of our three convenient locations.
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