Can you have a denture for one tooth?

Implants or dentures?

People can lose teeth for a range of reasons. It could be that they have poor dental hygiene, such as not brushing or flossing regularly. Additionally, you may have suffered an injury that has caused a tooth to fall out, or you may be elderly and therefore more susceptible to tooth loss. The good news is that there are various ways to restore your smile if you do lose a tooth and one such option is partial dentures, better known as dentures for one or more teeth.

Partial dentures are a popular option for patients as they have a lower cost than dental implants and are available for all. Dental implants are considerably more expensive and are sometimes not recommended for older people whose gums may not be able to support the osseointegration process.

The partial dentures can also be fitted very quickly meaning, you can have a fresh new smile without having to worry for too long. There is little surgery involved with partial dentures and as a result, this means they cause less anxiety for people who may get worried by dental implantA device specially designed to be placed surgically within or on the mandibular or maxillary bone as a means of providing for dental replacement; endosteal (endosseous); eposteal subperiosteal); trans treatment.

Additionally, there are several types of partial dentures such as metal, acrylic and flexible. It is important to discuss these options with your dentist and they will be able to suggest the best choice for you. Furthermore, should you lose any further teeth after having the partial dentureUsually refers to a prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth. you will be able to get more which look identical to your current one.

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