Missing teeth are a problem faced by over 120 million Americans every day, and if this includes you, TrueCare Dentistry has exactly what you need to enjoy your complete smile again. Custom bridges are available, as well as dentures and partials, to replace as few as one tooth up to your entire smile. Dental implants have quickly become the premier way dentists replace any number of missing teeth, and now, you can get them right here in our Mesquite dental office. If you’re ready to finally say “goodbye!” to the gaps in your smile for a lifetime, they’ll help you do exactly that.
If a tooth has had significant decay which cannot be remedied with a root canal, our dentist will need to replace the top of your tooth with a dental crown. If you are missing a single tooth, a custom dental bridge is an option. This treatment requires filing down the two teeth adjacent to the missing tooth and seating crowns on top – with a crown in the middle that replaces the missing tooth. This can also be done when two missing teeth are in a row. Unlike an option such as dental implants, a dental bridge does not replace the root – it simply puts a crown in place that is held together by neighboring teeth.
For centuries, patients with multiple missing teeth have turned to dentures to restore their smiles, and now, modern-day dentures are more natural-looking, comfortable, and durable than ever. At TrueCare Dentistry, we can design a denture to reverse any degree of tooth loss, plus we can provide both traditional removable dentures as well as implant-retained ones. No matter what a patient needs, we know we can help them eat, speak, and smile with complete confidence again.
Dental implants are considered the gold-standard when replacing missing teeth. Unlike dentures and partial dentures, dental implants replace one or multiple missing teeth from the roots up. A titanium post is surgically-inserted into the jaw, acting as an artificial root, and a crown is placed on top. Over time, the jaw bone actually grows around the post and your mouth treats the implant just as it does any other tooth. When cared for properly like your natural teeth, dental implants can last a lifetime.