An incomplete smile creates more than just aesthetic concerns. You might also struggle to chew your favorite foods or even speak clearly. You don’t need to live with the insecurities or complications of missing teeth. Our office offers the solutions you need to replace your missing teeth. We have traditional treatments to recreate the portions of your teeth visible above the gum line. We also offer the latest prosthetics using dental implants. We can replace the entire structure of your missing teeth with implant-retained bridges in Portland.
Losing a tooth can impact your self-esteem but losing two teeth in a row can be devastating. A fixed bridge has been the go-to solution for decades to fill the missing teeth. An impression of your mouth is used to recreate the teeth you’ve lost. They are held in place by reshaping your adjacent teeth to bond dental crowns over them.
Although this method is effective, there is another solution. You can stabilize your bridge with a dental implant. This replaces the entire structure of the tooth while also leaving healthy teeth untouched.
A fixed bridge can be used to replace three or more missing teeth in a row. Although it’s effective, it will only last for a few years before needing to be replaced. Not to mention, you’ll need to rely on your remaining teeth for support.
You can enjoy a long-term solution that doesn’t need your other teeth to stay in place. Instead, a dental implant is placed at either end to support it. This will also preserve your remaining teeth by keeping your jawbone strong.
A partial denture is used to replace several missing teeth. Custom-made prosthetics are held in a gum colored base that’s attached to a metal framework. This allows it to clip onto your remaining teeth to hold it in place.
You can enjoy a more permanent solution with dental implants in Portland. Depending on your specific needs, we can rebuild your smile with implant-retained bridges or single unit implants. We’ll create the customized treatment plan you need to rebuild a beautiful smile.
Dental implants are the only solution to replace the entire structure of the tooth using titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone. By acting as new roots, you’ll enjoy a variety of benefits, including:
Your dentist in Portland can help you rebuild your smile using a close replica of your natural teeth. We perform a comprehensive consultation to create a personalized treatment plan. If you’re ready to complete your smile, contact our office today to see if dental implants are right for you.