What can I do about missing teeth?

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Living with missing teeth can be frustrating – there are various solutions to achieving a new smile suited to you.

Whether it’s several or a single tooth, you can select from temporary to long-lasting solutions when restoring teeth.

Causes of missing teeth

People lose their teeth over their lifetime, whether through decay, accident or general poor oral health.

There are more people than you know who suffer from this – so never feel alone!

Find out more.

Check whether you’re suitable for dental implants or bridges

You may have wondered about dental implants and whether they would be a good solution.

Most patients are suitable for dental implants – age is not a barrier to successful treatment.

There are, however, some conditions that can affect the outcome of implant treatment.

  • Your oral health
  • Your general health and medication
  • Whether or not you smoke or drink

Check if you are eligible here.

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Tooth replacement costs

Dental implants and bridges can be expensive procedures – depending on where you are in the UK.

Don’t let the price put you off as it gives you a chance to renew your smile permanently – so consider in-depth about what practice to choose.

We’ve seen that some dental practices tend to not give their customers full breakdowns of costs – you might find surprising hidden fees!

After extensive research, we have concluded that Aqua Dental Clinic is one of London’s most affordable and transparent fees for teeth replacement and dental care.

They provide a full breakdown and overview to their clients of implant costs, free one to one consultations with a treatment coordinator and any X-Rays. View more here.

Dental implants for missing teeth

Fitting a dental implant is a quick, painless and straightforward way to replace a single tooth (or a small number of missing teeth).

Implants can be used to replace small bridges, removable partial dentures, and even missing single teeth.

For single tooth loss, immediate tooth implants are most suited.

By acting within the first 48 hours of the trauma, the gum will not have shrunk back or had time to close over the area, allowing specialists direct access to where the immediate dental Implant needs to be placed. More info.

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Dental bridges for missing teeth

Dental bridges are made from two crowns attached by either side of the denture – or replacement tooth.

These two crowns are cemented to the natural teeth and act as anchors when bridging the gap between teeth, which can range from temporary to permanent.

Benefits of dental bridging:

  • Restores your smile
  • Your ability to chew and talk
  • Maintain the natural shape of your face

Check whether you’re suitable for dental implants or bridges

You may have wondered about dental implants and whether they would be a good solution.

Most patients are suitable for dental implants – age is not a barrier to successful treatment.

There are, however, some conditions that can affect the outcome of implant treatment.

  • Your oral health
  • Your general health and medication
  • Whether or not you smoke or drink

Check if you are eligible here.

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