When you're missing one or more teeth, you have several options:
· Delay treatment
· Partial denture
· Space maintainer
· Bridge Delaying treatment is the least
desirable option. Things will only get worse.
An implant with a crown might be a good choice. Treatment time is much
longer, but your dentist wouldn't have to modify the teeth next to the space.
A partial denture could work well if several teeth are missing throughout the
mouth. It fills in the spaces and restores your natural bite.
A space maintainer is used as a temporary solution when a child loses a
tooth. It keeps the teeth from shifting as it holds a space for the emerging