Living with tooth loss can be difficult for more than one reason. If you have a tooth missing in a visible area, it can be hard to smile with confidence. Even if losses are hard to observe, you can quickly grow frustrated with how tooth loss affects your ability to bite and chew food, particularly if you have lost multiple teeth. Your Upton, MA dentist understands how tooth loss can frustrate and embarrass a person. In order to help, our practice provides several approaches to restoring a person’s smile. We can provide appliances for people who are missing one tooth or several, and we can discuss the benefits of securing a restoration with dental implants.

Prosthetic Dental Work Can Offer Important Benefits

What can you really expect from your smile after prosthetic dental treatment? The restoration you receive will be custom-made in order to fit comfortably with surrounding teeth, and to closely match the look of your smile. As a result, you can feel more comfortable with the way you look. A permanent prosthetic like a dental bridge or dental implant-held restoration can also be advantageous when it comes to restoring your bite function. These prosthetic appliances can make it easier to bite and chew, and they can make speaking more comfortable for you.

How Different Appliances Address Tooth Loss

The appliance that you receive to restore your smile can be custom-made to address different degrees of tooth loss. For one missing tooth, or a sequence of lost teeth, we can place a dental bridge. Dental bridges stay in place thanks to a pair of dental crowns that are placed over neighboring teeth. We also provide partial dentures for patients who are missing several teeth in non-adjacent spaces. If you have a row of teeth in need of replacement, we can arrange for you to receive a full denture.

Consider Dental Implant Support For Your Incomplete Smile

Dental implant support can keep a prosthetic appliance secure, making it easier for you to adjust to their presence. Dental implants are inserted directly into your jawbone, taking up spaces that previously housed teeth roots. Implants help you with more than just keeping a restoration stable. Over time, they can stimulate your jaw so that deterioration does not occur. As a result, your appearance and oral health can benefit!

Talk To Your Upton, MA Dentist About Restoring Your Full Smile

Your Upton, MA dentist is prepared to help patients bring back their full smile when they have experienced tooth loss. The right appliance can be provided for you if you have one missing tooth, or if your losses have been more serious. To learn more, or to make an appointment, call Upton Dental at 508-529-4591 to schedule a visit.


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