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Missing A Tooth? Here Are Some Options

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Having a cracked tooth is painful. Losing a tooth is even more horrifying. Such situations can become a huge disturbance to our daily life as it is not very pleasant. Getting it fixed in the earliest time possible is very important. This is not only because of how it affects our appearance but because it can affect our health as well. A cracked tooth or a missing tooth can have a bad impact on the neighboring teeth and it can also change the structure of our face. So, going to the dental hospital and getting it fixed as soon as possible is crucial. But, there are several ways to get it done. If you are not sure of what suits the best, continue reading.

Denture

This is a way to replace your missing teeth through artificial ones. A denture will take time to adjust as you might not feel very comfortable like you did with your natural teeth. But after a certain while, its will be easy. There are two types of dentures. Full and partial. A full denture is a teeth replacement that is done when all the teeth in your upper or lower section are missing. A partial denture is done when your lower or upper section of the mouth has healthy teeth remaining. It contains a metal frame to attach it to your teeth. Your dentist will tell you what is more suitable after a thorough check. A denture is costs less.

Bridges

This form of Brisbane denture repairs is used to fill the gap when a tooth or more is missing. This is firmly fastened to the place and it cannot be removed. You will have to get it removed by the dentist. A bridge takes some time to be fixed. The dentist will first make sure the teeth on the two sides of the gap is prepared as the bridge will be connected to these two teeth. During the next visit, the dentist will take a good depiction of the gap and the teeth so that the bridge made out of metal or the ceramic is molded. Till then there will be a temporary bridge. After that, the permanent one will be fitted. This will not feel much uncomfortable as it is like the permanent, natural teeth.

Implants

These are mostly made out of titanium. Implants can be used to replace one or more or even a whole set of teeth. This usually takes surgery. Thereby, the patient must have good oral health. Other than that, this method is much more safer, convenient and comfortable.