Options for Missing Teeth: All on 4 Scottsdale, AZ
Why do I need to replace missing teeth?
All on 4 Scottsdale, AZ can be important for replacement of missing teeth. Aside from assisting you in both chewing and speaking effectively, your teeth act as a placeholder. After one or more of them are missing, the neighboring teeth will begin to move.
You will eventually have bite issues because teeth no longer align accurately. Also, the gum and bone tissue below the gaps created by missing teeth begins to degrade, causing the surrounding teeth to become weaker.
This weakness may eventually lead to further tooth loss. If you have multiple missing teeth, then you should contact your local Scottsdale, AZ dental clinic to check on your options.
What will be my options for missing teeth?
A local dentist in Scottsdale, AZ will most often have a range of dental options they can put forward to you in this event. A lot will depend on the current state of your mouth, and how long you have not had all your teeth in place. If you have not had a #smilewithconfidence for a long time, then the options may be more dramatic than you expect.
- Fixed bridges are one of the most common options. These are held in place by the surrounding teeth. The downside with these are the surrounding teeth may decay and you lose the support.
- Dentures are a complete arch of teeth on the upper and lower, these prosthetics can often trap food or start to slip over time
- Implants, especially the newer All on 4 Scottsdale, AZ implants. These are permanently fixed, so there is no slipping, and there are no other teeth to worry about decaying which are supporting a bridge.
Which will my Scottsdale, AZ dentist advise?
A local dentist will advise the best option so you have the chance to #smilewithconfidence while he takes into consideration of the teeth that are still in place. If there is a problem with too many, then dentures or implants are the likely solution.
After this, the choice is down to the patient, and how far they wish to go, and how comfortable they wish to feel over the next few years.
All on 4 Scottsdale, AZ implants can last a long time, and they will save lots of visits to the dentist where he has to deliver the news you need another extraction.
If you want to find the best option, you can contact Martin Dental or fill in the quick form below and one of the team will get right back to you as soon as is possible.