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Home Remedies For Missing Teeth
What is the best dental treatment for a teenager to temporarily replace missing teeth prior to getting implants?
No one best: There are many options. It depends upon the location, age, tooth position, bite, finances, etc. You need to discuss this issue with the general dentist or prosthodonist taking care of the patient. We can only give you some general information which may or may not apply to your own particular circumstances. That would not be very helpful. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Missing teeth: A tooth which is not in your mouth. ...Read more
See a dentist: Short answer - see a dentist who will evaluate your mouth with a clinical exam and x-rays to properly diagnose your problem. Some additional studies may be indicated to help formulate a treatment options for you. Some options may include removable appliances, something fixed such as a fixed bridge, or implants, or a combination thereof. ...Read more
See Prosthodontist: See the specialist about this. Typically you have 2 options: Removable partial denture and implant supported fixed bridge. Implant best and longest lasting, also most expensive. Prosthodontists available in your area. By Design Dental Implant Center in King Of Prussia offers complimentary consult with a 3D scan and panoramic x-ray images. Worth the trip. Good Luck. ...Read more
With a prosthetic: If you have teeth extracted, you won't have any natural teeth to chew with. If the teeth are replaced with prosthectics (either fixed or removable) you should be just fine. Talk to your dentist about your options. ...Read more
Missing teeth: Keeping your natural teeth healthy is best for eating chewing and your general health. Unfortunately, keeping your teeth for a lifetime isn't always the option. Luckily, there are many ways to replace the missing teeth. See your dentist for a consultation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more
Missing teeth: Although you may have 4 missing teeth this does not necessarily mean that you will require 4 dental implants. Availability of space, bone height, bone density, economics, the type of restoration desired or selected and other factors influence the number of implants placed. Nonetheless, this should be discussed between you, your restoring dentist and surgeon. ...Read more
Visit your dentist: There are many variables that would lead to the best option. It is possible that no treatment is best. I would recommend seeing your dentist. ...Read more
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What do you suggest if I would like to get missing teeth replaced by rpd. Is there any dental work needed for this?
Is it true that if you replace missing teeth there will be changes to your face because of this? And if so, what kind of changes are these?
The location matters: Your teeth support your lips and cheeks. If missing your teeth, your facial proportions can be off and wrinkles can occur in the skin and the cheeks can appear gaunt. Lack of support can affect your appearance ...Read more
If the gum of the missing teeth is low with less than 2 mm clearance, are you limited to porcelain. Can you use pf hi noble metal. Wanted durable one?
Not sure...: I cannot clearly visualize your question. However, I can help by letting you know that your dentist should do a thorough evaluation of all your mouth to provide the best solution even for one missing tooth. If there is a clearance issue with an opposing tooth there are options for managing that as well. Please see your dentist. If you need one search online for one with really nice reviews. ...Read more
Yes: Numerous options exist. The best options depends upon your desires, the condition of your existing teeth, and the location of the missing teeth. Fees can vary considerably with the options. I would recommend your seeing your dentist to get help in determining which option is best for you. ...Read more
Dentist: Start with general dentist to make sure your mouth, teeth and gums, are healthy. Have an orthodontist move your teeth/jaws to create an optimal "bite." then it's back to your dentist for final restorations. ...Read more
Meth abuse: Dental loss has many causes, and meth abuse is just one of hundreds, however the "faces of meth" is a good subject to google if you are interested. ...Read more
Which is the best type of bridge to fix the 2 front missing teeth, the adjacent teeth are healthy./ should?
Implants: The best and often the most esthetic treatment would be dental implants, especially if the adjecent teeth are sound. If your not interested in implants, a porcelain fused to zirconia bridge would give the next best esthetics, in my opinion. That depends also on the length of the span for the missing teeth. ...Read more
Consult first: All my colleagues gave you great answers. Step #1 is to see a dentist (or even a few) for a consultation. After having a complete and thorough dental examination and a full series of x-rays, your dentist (s) can discuss what restorative options are available and best for your specific circumstances. Then you can decide which one fits your needs and budget. ...Read more
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