Whenever you lose a tooth, the force of your bite shifts to the teeth next to the empty space. As your bite changes it may difficulty in chewing, damage to your jaw, cause other teeth to shift and extrude out of socket, and also makes it harder to clean teeth, resulting in tooth decay and periodontal diseases. That is why it is critical to seek a restorations, teeth repair, and in Allenhurst dental bridges to ensure your teeth and mouth maintain their proper function, form, health, and beauty.
If you have missing teeth, replacing them with Allenhurst dental bridges may the best way to achieve a better smile. Removable bridges and dentures may be the first thing you think of when considering replacing missing teeth. This is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It is made of acrylic resin, sometimes in combination with various metals. A denture improves chewing ability and speech, and provides support for facial muscles. It will greatly enhance the facial appearance and smile. Our restorative dentist offers two types dental bridges. There a complete dentures which replace all the teeth, or partial dentures which fill in the spaces created by missing teeth, preventing other teeth from changing positions. Complete dentures are inserted immediately after the removal of any remaining teeth. This ensures the wearer does not have to be without teeth during the healing process. Whereas a partial denture is a removable denture that fits over a small number of remaining teeth or implants after the natural teeth have been prepped to provide stability and support. Denture adhesives can provide additional retention or well-fitting dentures.
If you have any further questions regarding partial or full dentures, please call the office of Marc Berley, DMD today, or to schedule an appointment for a consultation. Our team of restorative dentists will evaluate your specific circumstance and decide which type of Allenhurst dental bridges best suits your individual needs. Regardless of which method is right for you, restoring and replacing your teeth will surely restore your beautiful smile.