Whether you have a missing tooth or you are facing an extraction, you will have many tooth replacement options. We will discuss the pros and cons to each treatment. The condition of a patient’s mouth is definitely a contributing factor to what solution will work best. During your consultation, we will explore what would work best for your mouth and why. Below are options for replacing missing teeth.
A dental bridge can replace one or multiple adjacent missing teeth. Bridges usually use surrounding teeth for support, so these teeth will need to be strong and healthy. Continue reading
A wide variety of people benefit from dental implants. They are perhaps the most permanent and best functioning of all the teeth-replacement dental solutions. But are they right for you?
Whether from sports accidents, car accidents or any accident, teeth can get knocked out, leaving a person with embarrassing gaps and some difficult decisions.
Depending on the severity of the issue, we will offer suggestions as to what the best route to take. If the jaw has been damaged, there may need to be a healing time before implants can be considered. Dense, healthy jawbone is vital for a successful dental implant. Continue reading
If you are self conscious about your smile and are wondering what options are available to you, you came to the right place. Whether your smile is hindered by teeth that are short, long, chipped, broken, discolored, misaligned, or have a gap, there is a cosmetic procedure available that fixes it and gives you the celebrity smile you have always wanted.
Zoom is a whitening process completed in one hour. This procedure is quick, effective and safe and will lighten your teeth up to eight shades. Continue reading
If you are weighing your options for replacing missing teeth, your best bet is to go with the best possible option in terms of comfort, functionality and support of oral health right from the start to minimize the need for further treatment and expense later. Aside from those practical concerns about future hassles, there is the appearance aspect to consider, which is very important. Continue reading
Tooth loss is a dental issue that affects anyone regardless of age and status. Its leading cause is often poor dental hygiene, which results in cavities, tooth decay and gum disease. However, tooth loss can affect even those who have established dental hygiene practices, since it can result from chronic illness, aging and physical trauma.
Downside To Having Dentures
Before developments in dentistry took place, patients only had the option of having their remaining teeth extracted, then have a full set of dentures fitted. Continue reading
Most people look at the loss of their teeth in aesthetic terms before considering the health implications. Missing teeth reduce the functionality of your bite and can lead to bone disintegration in your jaw. This, in turn, can lead to widespread shifting in your other teeth. Lost teeth also invite increased risk of gum infection, an ailment that can lead to health problems throughout the body. Replacing missing teeth is an essential component of responsible oral health, and Dr. Mariana Conant provides several options for patients who need the work done.
Single Tooth Dental Implants
For Fairfield, Connecticut residents who have only one missing tooth, a single-tooth dental implant may be the best option for replacement and restoration. Continue reading
It is said that an impression is made within the few seconds of meeting a person and invariably a person with a beautiful smile is sure to make a good impression. It is very likely that some time or the other your teeth will get damaged due to accident, decay or with continuous usage. In case you loose teeth due to accidental damage there are many options available to get it fixed.
For replacing a broken tooth, dentures were considered the best option until some time back. Continue reading