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What is the best dental treatment for a teenager to temporarily replace missing teeth prior to getting implants?

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 (Definition)

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


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How can I replace missing teeth?

How can I replace missing teeth?

DENTAL IMPLANTS: The ideal replacement for a missing tooth today is dental implants. ...Read more

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What can I do for missing teeth?

What can I do for missing teeth?

Replace them: How you replace them depends on how many are missing and where they are in the mouth. They can be replaced with removable full or partial dentures, fixed bridges or implants and implant supported dentures or bridges. ...Read more

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How can people get missing teeth replaced?

How can people get missing teeth replaced?

Prosthetic Teeth: The prosthetic teeth can be either fixed or removable. Fixed teeth can include bridges and/or implants. Removable teeth can include partial or full dentures. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how people get missing teeth replaced?

Can someone tell me how people get missing teeth replaced?

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

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What are the options for replacing 4 missing teeth in a row?

What are the options for replacing 4 missing teeth in a row?

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

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When everything heals will I be able to chew on that side with the missing teeth?

When everything heals will I be able to chew on that side with the missing teeth?

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

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Is it impossible to have perfect pronunciation of words if you have a few missing teeth?

Is it impossible to have perfect pronunciation of words if you have a few missing teeth?

Not necessarily...: If the teeth remain missing I suppose that with some practice that pronunciation can be perfected. A missing front tooth may be very difficult to accommodate. However, missing teeth can be replaced and this may enhance the perfection of missing teeth. ...Read more

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What to do if I don't like having missing teeth. How long will it take to get false ones fitted?

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

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What does missing teeth do to the rest?

What does missing teeth do to the rest?

Changes bite: Tooth loss changes bite and orientation of the remaining teeth over time. ...Read more

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What can be done for congenitally missing teeth?

What can be done for congenitally missing teeth?

Many option: Replacement options for the teeth will include, a partial denture, bridges and dental implants. Sometimes, braces can be used to close the spaces where the teeth are congenitally missing. Consult with a dentist. ...Read more

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Does braces works with missing teeth?

Of course: If you have a missing teeth, the orthodontics treatment can improve the alignment of the remaining teeth and may make possible better tooth replacement options for your dentist. Ask your orthodontist for more information. Take care. ...Read more

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How many implants are needed for 4 missing teeth?

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

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Is there a name for tooth gaps and missing teeth?

Dental Terms: The dental term for a tooth gap is diastema. Edentulous is a dental term for missing teeth. Persons who have lost teeth are (either partially or completely) edentulous. ...Read more

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What's the best procedures for missing teeth with minimal gap?

What's the best procedures for missing teeth with minimal gap?

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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Could you tell me what is the name of the fetish for tooth gaps and/or missing teeth?

Odontophiliac: Is the catchall phrase for a person with "teeth" fetishes. I am not sure about gaps and/or missing teeth though, more than any country on earth, America fetishes pearly whites. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I want to get missing teeth replaced by rpd. Is there any dental work needed for this?

Yup: To have teeth replaced by a removable partial denture you'll have to be seen by a dentist. The abutment teeth will need to be restored and have any periodontal issues resolved before fabrication begins. Hope this info answers your question.... ...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?

What do you suggest if I would like to get missing teeth replaced by rpd. Is there any dental work needed for this?

RPD: A removable partial denture, in and of itself is dental work. You will also need to treat any periodontal problems and cavities. Hopeless teeth will also need extraction. It's a comprehensive process. Can't build a house on a poor foundation. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Can a dentist fix missing teeth?

Can a dentist fix missing teeth?

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

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Can you still get your teeth whitened if you have two missing teeth?

Can you still get your teeth whitened if you have two missing teeth?

Yes: Even if you were to consider having the missing teeth replaced it would be best to do the whitening first. The replacement teeth can then be made or selected to match the newly-whitened teeth. ...Read more

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Are dental implants only for missing teeth?

Are dental implants only for missing teeth?

No: Dental implants can also be used as anchors to help stabilize dentures when all the teeth are missing and, as the other doctor noted, as a temporary means of anchorage in orthodontics to help move teeth. ...Read more

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I have cavities, discolored teeth, an overbite, missing teeth. What are my options?

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

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Is seeing someone with missing teeth a tipoff about meth abuse?

Is seeing someone with missing teeth a tipoff about meth abuse?

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

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What cosmetic dental procedures are available for people who have missing teeth?

Replace them.: Replace missing teeth with an implant-based restoration, a fixed or removable bridge, something temporary, or move the teeth around the space to close it. Your dentist can help you explore the best option for your mouth. ...Read more

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Which is the best type of bridge to fix the 2 front missing teeth, the adjacent teeth are healthy./ should?

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

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Can you tell me if I could wear dentures with no missing teeth.?

Can you tell me if I could wear dentures with no missing teeth.?

Why: Why would you want to wear dentures? Removable dentures are designed to replace missing teeth. If you are unhappy with the way your teeth look there are many options to improve your teeth. Schedule an appointment with. Dentist and discuss your needs and options. Good luck ...Read more

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Missing Teeth (Definition)

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