Missing Teeth Can Be a Thing of the Past According to, Miami Dentist, Dr. Papiernik.
It may seem incredible, but did you know that the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has three or more decayed or missing teeth? If you are missing one or more teeth, there are plenty of reasons to correct the problem. For one thing, a large space between your teeth may affect how you speak or eat. Even if it’s not noticeable, a missing molar can affect how you chew. Remaining teeth may shift and in some cases, bone loss can occur around a missing tooth. With today’s advances, you don’t have to suffer from missing teeth.
Options to replace missing teeth
There are many great options to replace teeth that can fit into any budget. However, the best practice is to prevent the loss of a tooth in the first place by visiting your dentist regularly and getting regular cleanings. When the inevitable happens it’s good to know that there are options. Here are some options to replace a lost tooth or teeth. Talk to your dentist about which option is best for you:
Anchored to your adjacent teeth, these can be removable or fixed, depending on your mouth, your dentist’s recommendation and your needs.
An option if you’ve lost all or most of your teeth.
Most similar to a natural tooth.
Call us if you need to replace a missing tooth. Miami dentist, Dr Papiernik, truly enjoys seeing the effect that a healthy smile has on his patient’s lives. He believes that a healthy smile begins with knowledge. That is why one of his goals is to help elevate each patient’s dental awareness and to provide them with the best tools to maintain their dental health at its optimum.