Missing Teeth can impact on your ability to do everyday things like chew food, talk, and smile, but there are many different ways to address these issues. There are the two most common solutions for missing; there are dentures and dental implant.
Dentures are specifically false teeth. It is made up of materials like porcelain, acrylic or cast metal. There fit into the space where teeth have been lost. Before deciding on the right solution for your teeth, your dentists will assess your current dental needs. When the conclusion is made, the teeth are removed and an immediate denture is fitted on the same day.
Pros of Dentures:
The procedure can be quick and simple. Same day dentures are usually optional.
It is cost effective as compared to dental implant
Recommended for weak or unsuitable gums or jaws
Provides a support to the facial muscles, for natural maintenance of natural look
Cons of Dentures:
There are many disadvantages, and some of them are:
Without denture adhesive, dentures are susceptible to moving or dislodging while talking or chewing
Dentures do not prevent further deterioration
Psychosocial factors associated with wearing a denture
May cause some discomfort
Dental Implant is a Substitute solution for patients, who don’t like to wear removable dentures. It is made of titanium, the dental implant acts as an artificial root for your replacement tooth.
A local anesthetic is managed before surgery starts. The dental implant is then placed into the bone hollow and jaw during surgery. The jawbone then logically fuses to the dental implant over a progression of around three to four months, through a procedure called osseointegration.
Pros of Dental Implant:
A permanent tooth replacement clarification that postures no risk of moving or removing
May look or feel more like a natural tooth
Less risk of cavities increasing. Subsequently dental implants are made with titanium and attached with a crown, bridge or fixed denture, cavities cannot occur.
Cons of Dental Implant:
The procedure requires more discussion and time, than with dentures
Less cost-effective than dentures
Not suitable if you are a smoker