Tooth loss can be demoralizing to your self-confidence and affect your everyday oral function. At iTooth Family Dentistry, your smile is important to us, and we will put in all our best efforts to give you back your smile. We offer various tooth replacement
options based on your oral needs and reinstate the functioning of your teeth so you continue smiling without any inhibitions.
Need For Replacing Missing Teeth
It would be prudent to replace your missing teeth as otherwise, they may cause:
- Difficulty in biting and chewing your foods and consequently cause malnourishment and digestive problems
- They can significantly impact your self-confidence
- They can damage the remaining teeth due to the extra pressure put on them to perform your oral functions like eating.
- The alignment of your smile will be affected when the opposing and adjacent teeth shift their positions to occupy the empty space.
- Health problems like chronic headaches and gum diseases may take place.
Tooth Replacement Options at iTooth Family Dentistry
deliver a permanent solution to your smile. The implant acts like the tooth roots surgically placed in your jawbone and restored with a natural-looking dental crowns
enable you to continue with your everyday life without making adjustments in how you eat, speak and smile. They are the best and most durable alternative to a missing tooth and can last long with proper care and maintenance.
are placed between the gaps of missing teeth. They comprise a prosthetic set of teeth to replace the missing teeth and help maintain the facial contours and correct your bite. The false teeth in the bridge
replace a permanently missing tooth and are supported by crowns on both ends of the restoration.
could be fabricated from ceramic, metal alloys, zirconia or a combination of these materials and are held in position with the support of the neighboring teeth.
Full or Partial Dentures
A full denture can reestablish your smile and mouth function if all your teeth have been lost or need removal. The dentures are held in your mouth with the help of the natural suction force of your jawbone, or by using dental adhesives.
A removable partial denture can be chosen when more natural teeth remain in the upper or lower jawbone. They consist of replacement teeth secured to a gum-colored acrylic base and metal frame and held in the mouth by using clasps.
To learn more about our tooth replacement options, visit our office, iTooth Family Dentistry, at 3211 E Battlefield Rd #100, Springfield, MO 65804. You can also reach Dentist Springfield MO at (417) 883-8515.