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Dr. Ronald Achong
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Missing Teeth (Overview)

A tooth which is not in your mouth.


Dr. Ronald Achong
145 doctors shared insights

Missing Teeth (Overview)

A tooth which is not in your mouth.


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Are there methods to treating ugly little teeth & missing teeth without getting braces?

Are there methods to treating ugly little teeth & missing teeth without getting braces?

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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Dr. Stephen Gordon Dr. Gordon
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Missing teeth (Tip)

Dental implants represent a better, more predictable & longer lasting way of replacing missing teeth. ...See more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation
once
Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain the teeth or if they are impacted
once
Take NSAIDs if you experience pain or swelling from the wisdom teeth
daily
Rinse with warm salt water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth.
daily
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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

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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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Missing teeth (Tip)

If you want to enjoy the food you eat, implants are better than false teeth. ...See more

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Getting Straight Teeth (Checklist)

See an orthodontist
Once
See a dentist trained In cosmetic dentistry
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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?

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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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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Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
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Missing teeth (Tip)

It's a myth that: implants are more like false teeth than like original teeth. ...See 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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Dr. Randy Nolf Dr. Nolf
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Missing teeth (Tip)

When replacing multiple teeth, an implant is not needed for each missing tooth. ...See 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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Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
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Missing teeth (Tip)

Dental implants look like natural teeth. ...See more

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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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Dr. Gregory LaMorte Dr. LaMorte
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Missing teeth (Tip)

Unlike teeth, implants do not decay. ...See 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