Replacing Missing Teeth – Midland, TX
Complete Your Smile & Restore Its Function
According to the American College of Prosthodontists, an estimated 140 million people are missing at least one of their teeth. Tooth loss can occur because of a variety of reasons, like natural signs of aging, poor oral hygiene, or as a result of medical conditions. No matter why you have one or more gaps in your smile, it’s important to address them to boost your confidence and provide you with the complete function of your mouth. If you’d like to learn how we can repair your grin by replacing missing teeth in Midland, TX, schedule a consultation today!
Why Choose John K. Drisdale D.M.D. for Replacing Missing Teeth?
Replace One or All
For our patients missing one or more consecutive teeth in an arch, we offer dental bridges. These prosthetics are made of two dental crowns on either side of any number of free-standing replacement teeth called pontics. The crowns are attached to the two natural teeth located on the sides of the gap in your smile and act to anchor the entire restoration in place. Once they’re secured, you’ll be able to enjoy a completed arch of teeth.
Learn More About Dental Bridges
For hundreds of years, dentures have been relied on as an essential tooth replacement solution, and today, many patients still enjoy their affordability and convenience. Here in Midland, Dr. Drisdale offers both full and partial dentures that are precisely customized for a sturdy and comfortable fit. Full dentures are designed to replicate an entire arch of missing teeth, while partial dentures attach securely with the help of clips or brackets. Both options are removable for easy storage and cleaning.
Dental implants are a modern, more permanent tooth replacement treatment that’s great for patients who are looking for a more durable, longer lasting prosthetic. Unlike traditional dentures and bridges, implant-retained restorations restore the entire structure of your missing teeth, including the roots. This provides you with a variety of unique oral and overall health benefits, including prevention of jawbone deterioration and enhanced chewing power. To learn more about this advanced procedure, click on the link below.
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