In the past dentures or crowns and bridges were the only options for replacing the missing teeth.
The advancements in dentistry in the past fifty years, have added implants as the third option.
We are often asked whether it is better to consider implants or go for partial dentures. The answer is not as straight forward as it would appear. Cost aside, there are a number of other aspects to be considered.
Gaps left by missing teeth affect not just your appearance, but can cause the remaining teeth to shift, which can result in a bad bite. Replacing a missing tooth restores your appearance and chewing power. It also prevents movement of the nearby teeth. Fortunately, there are multiple options for replacing the missing teeth.
Below is an outline of your options. Continue reading