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Options for Replacing Teeth

Friday, June 25th, 2010

There are several reasons why a patient may decided to have dental implants to replace missing teeth. Most common are:

1. Advanced Periodontal Disease: where many teeth are loose and there is insufficient bone support for these teeth.

2. Gross Caries to Bone Level: When teeth are decayed all the way to the bone and there is no way the teeth can be saved.

3. Large Root Abscesses: The tips of the roots of teeth in bone have been abscess and infected for so long that large bone loss has occurred and it is necessary to extract the teeth.

4. Dentures do not fit well or have poor suction etc.

5. Patient does not like dentures and wants something that is non-removable or fixed.

Options to Replace Multiple Missing Teeth

Implant-Assisted Prosthesis

Locator Abutments

Bar and Clips

Implant-Supported Prosthesis

Fixed Hybrid Denture

Fixed Implant Bridge