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Replace Missing Teeth: Know Your Options

Teeth ReplacementTeeth may be knocked out by accidents to the jaw or mouth. You may also lose your teeth because of aging. Extensive tooth decay may force your dentist to pull some teeth out. Are you missing one or more teeth? The dentist has just the treatments for you.

You may replace your missing teeth in three ways. You may get bridges, dentures or dental implants. You may wonder, however, which one is the best to get.

Removable Teeth

Dentures are well-known since senior citizens have them. DentalHealth.org says you may choose to have dentures too if you are missing some teeth. You may get either partial or full dentures. Dentures look good and are easy to clean. They are also removable, but quite fragile. When you are cleaning them over a sink, fill the sink with water in case the dentures slip off your hands.

Attached Teeth

Instead of dentures, if you only have one or two teeth missing, you may have bridges. Bridges may last from seven years to a maximum of 15 years. Unlike dentures, bridges cannot be removed. To clean them, brush them like you do normal teeth. You must floss the gap under the bridge to protect your natural teeth.

Long-Term Teeth

You may also have a dental implant. Implants last for 20 years and possibly more. They are fixed in place of your missing teeth and act like real teeth. To clean, brush them thoroughly. Implants may be expensive, but they are worth the money in the long-term. Aesthetic-smiles.co.uk also mentions you may get replacement teeth within the day.

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You may get your teeth replacements in clinics right here in Leicester. You may be perfectly comfortable with gaps in your teeth, but keep a good oral hygiene to not lose more.

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