Substantial Replacement Alternatives for a Missing Tooth


A lost tooth can significantly alter the look of your smile. A missing tooth, whether caused by gum disease, an accident, severe dental decay, or a hereditary disorder, can create several issues.

Regardless of how a tooth is damaged, it can have a detrimental influence on the position of your teeth through time and create a variety of difficulties if it is not replaced. The value of your teeth is not always understood until they are gone, and teeth, unfortunately, do not stay forever.

A missing tooth or teeth can also impair your pronunciation, capacity to chew food, and the stability of your jawbone, and lead your teeth to slowly move into some of the empty spots.

Dental Implants

Dental implants aren’t something that needs to be introduced to people who have been in touch with dentists often. Dental implants are a very dependable form of tooth replacement that appears and feels just like a natural tooth. Dental implants are a long-term solution for replacing a single tooth or many teeth in various places.

Dental implants can last throughout someone’s life if taken care of properly. The entire ordeal of getting implants set is usually a bit bothersome and hectic, to begin with. It starts by replacing your tooth’s base with metal screws, which will act as a foundation for the fake teeth put on top.

Implant-supported bridge

A bridge backed by implants is an excellent treatment for numerous lost teeth in a row. The procedure of replacement of each tooth with a dental implant can be time-consuming and inefficient.

The teeth at the two corners of an implant-supported bridge are held in place by implants. There is no particular need for screws to affix the teeth right at the center of the bridge.

Tooth-supported bridge

Instead of inserting two implants into your teeth, a tooth-supported bridge utilizes your existing teeth to assist in the implantation of a bridge. A crown is then affixed to the teeth next to the damaged ones. The process is carried out over several visits.

Removable Partial Dentures

Removable partial dentures stand right at the bottom when it comes to measuring complications during the procedure. When contrasted to a full set of dentures over all your teeth, removable partial dentures are recommended for those who have a few teeth to be replaced.

Removable partial dentures are gripped into place, ensuring that the fake teeth are retained in the proper places.


As fussy as it may sound, a flipper is sort of a non-permanent partial denture. A flipper is not supported by any adjacent teeth and has no metal clasps.

There are several good choices for replacing a missing tooth, whether it was lost due to an accident, gum disease, or decay. Every particular treatment option mentioned has its pros and cons, alongside the uniqueness as well as the price constraints.

At Alux Dental, our highly qualified and devoted staff can assist you in determining the best treatment for your missing teeth.

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