Reemplazo de dientes perdidos

Your teeth affect your whole body. Cuando están sanos, eres más saludable demasiado. Un diente que falta puede afectar la mordida, discurso y comer opciones. Como confían más en los dientes restantes, aumenta la posibilidad de que se desgasten prematuramente, o ser dañados o perdidos. You may also experience headaches and/or jaw pain.

Who would want their appearance and health to deteriorate? Esa es la consecuencia natural de la falta de dientes: la la mandíbula literalmente se derrite. En general, people will lose 25% of their supporting jawbone structure within the first year after tooth loss. Implantes dentales se colocan más fácilmente cuando se extraen los dientes por primera vez porque el reemplazo óseo se vuelve más complejo a medida que pasa el tiempo. The great news? Implants act just like your natural teeth. They safeguard and preserve your bone structure, oral health and appearance. Su dentista y el cirujano de implantes le proporcionará opciones para que pueda tomar la decisión más informada sobre reemplazo de dientes.

Opciones de reemplazo de dientes

Puede seleccionar entre varias opciones diferentes para reemplazar los dientes faltantes, desde soluciones temporales hasta soluciones duraderas..

Un buen candidato es cualquiera falta uno o más dientes, or who is unhappy with their dentures. Age is not a factor. sin embargo, smoking, diseases such as diabetes, and radiation therapy to the area, have been shown to lower the success rate of implant placement. X-rays of your jaw will be taken to evaluate whether they will accommodate implants. Detailed x-rays may also be required to determine if other tests or procedures are needed to place implants properly.

An example of a dental fixed bridge

Fixed Bridge

A fixed bridge is a connected set of replacement teeth. For support, it is cemented into position on top of the teeth adjacent to the empty space. The protective outer layer of these teeth is usually removed or ground down prior to attaching the bridge.

A sample of a removable retainer with a plastic tooth known as a flipper


A fragile, temporary and inexpensive solution is a removable plastic tooth with a plastic retainer, often called aflipper”.

A depiction of a sturdy partial denture cast in metal and plastic

Parcial metálico

A less fragile option is a removable partial denture cast in metal and plastic. It is held in place by wire clips. UN removable partial denture can be removed and reinserted when required by the patient.

A representation of a full denture for the entire lower jaw

Prótesis dental

The most common solution, for people missing all teeth in one or both jaws are complete dentures. Some people adapt well to dentures. Others find them uncomfortable, even intolerable, because of differences in jaw size and shape.

A visual of a permanent dental implant to replace missing teeth

Implantes dentales

Implantes dentales son la solución más cómoda y permanente. They form a strong foundation for teeth and keep the jaw healthy and strong. Implants support individual replacement teeth or secure specialized dentures in place. Unlike bridges, no healthy teeth are damaged. Unlike most bridges, implants can last a lifetime. Implant-supported replacement teeth can be attractive, stable, and comfortable for almost any patient.

Why Select Dental Implants Over More Traditional Types Of Restorations?

There are several reasons: A dental bridge can sacrifice the structure of surrounding good teeth to bridge the space of the missing tooth/teeth. Adicionalmente, quitar una dentadura postiza o una "parcial" por la noche puede ser un inconveniente, not to mention dentures that slip can be uncomfortable and rather embarrassing.