Dr. Drew Shulman suggests dental implants over other restorations because of the many benefits they offer. This is especially true for patients missing many or all of their teeth. If this is you, we suggest scheduling a consultation with Dr. Shulman to learn more about multiple dental implants in Philadelphia, PA.
Unfortunately, not everyone will qualify for teeth implants. You need to be is good overall health and have enough bone to support the implants. Overall, Dr. Shulman will help you figure out the best tooth replacement option for your oral health needs and cosmetic goals.
Dental Implants for Multiple Missing Teeth
For years, the only options for missing teeth included dentures or dental bridges. However, as dental technology evolved, so have dental implants. The process to get them is easy and they now have a much higher success rate. Couple that with all the advantages teeth implants offer the patients and you has the most popular teeth replacement treatment now.
The biggest advantage to choosing them is that the implant posts will fuse with your jaw bone. This will create a stable base for the implants to secure the restoration. The biocompatible posts will actually replace the missing teeth roots which help to prevent bone loss and help with your your long term oral health.
Multiple Dental Implants in Philadelphia, PA
Depending on the location and number of missing teeth you have, one of the following types of dental implants may be used.
Implant Supported Dental Bridge
If you are missing more than one tooth, you do not need a single dental implant for each missing tooth. When several missing teeth are in a row, Dr. Shulman can place at least two dental implants in the jaw and then secure a dental bridge to them.
Each implant will support one end of the dental bridge. Unlike a traditional fixed bridge, an implant supported bridge will not require adjacent teeth to be compromised. It also provides support for the jaw and bite. Bridgework secured by dental implants provides a stronger, more effective restoration.
Implant Supported Full Denture
Many people who are faced with the idea of losing all their teeth dread the thought of getting dentures. People love the idea of dental implants because they will not have to deal with removable dentures.
With as little as four dental implants, Philadelphia dentist, Dr. Shulman can secure a full denture to replace a full arch of teeth. This treatment option will do away with all of the disadvantages of removable dentures. The advantages of dentures implants include:
- No slippage or chance of denture falling out
- Little to no eating restrictions
- More comfortable
- Long lasting results
- Protects against bone loss
- Easier to care for
- More stable
- No need for need for glues, adhesives, soaks or rinses
Dr. Shulman offers complete dental implant services at his Northeast Philadelphia dentist office. From from the tooth extraction to surgical placement of the implants to placing the final restoration, he can do it all under one roof. Dental implants are the most natural looking and advanced solution to replace missing teeth.
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