Missing teeth affect a person’s appearance, the ability to speak and chew and general dental health. It is usually recommended that a missing tooth be replaced. Many options exist for the replacement of lost teeth. One that has gained considerable acceptance is the dental implant.
Until fairly recently partial dentures and bridges were the only options for replacing missing teeth. Some people cannot comfortably wear dentures and sometimes bridges are not appropriate.
Bridges have the disadvantages of requiring crowns on the supporting teeth, meaning that these teeth need to be suitable.
Improved techniques and advances in the materials used for implants have made the definitive dental implant a better alternative for many people.
If you think you are a candidate for dental implants, you can learn more about the implant procedure here at Chertsey House Dental Group by contacting us on 01481 237781 for an appointment.