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Missing Multiple Teeth – Astoria, NY

Invigorate Your Smile With Comprehensive Tooth Replacement

An implant-retained denture.

Tooth loss affects millions of Americans every year, especially older Americans. In fact, over 40 million Americans are missing all of their teeth! When you can’t eat the foods you used to enjoy, it can not only affect your self-esteem, but your oral health and your overall nutrition as well. Dr. Eduart Shkurti recommends tooth replacements for anyone missing teeth, whether you’re missing a handful or your entire arch is empty! With dental implants, you can get the most effective replacement tooth available in dentistry to date. Keep reading to learn about your options or give us a call to schedule your very first consultation!

Traditional Tooth Replacement Methods

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Generally, there are three methods for replacing teeth without the use of dental implants. While these methods are non-surgical, they do not offer the same level of restoration that you’d expect from dental implants. They include:

The Process of Receiving Dental Implants

A series of dental restorations.

While all of the non-implant tooth replacement options rely on existing teeth or the overall shape of your mouth to stay in place, dental implants rely on titanium posts that are integrated with the bone and gum tissue. Once the implant is placed, we’ll allow for the implants to integrate over the next several months. After it’s fully healed, an abutment is placed on top, which acts as the stabilizer and connector for the permanent restoration. The good news is both dentures and bridges can be customized to fit on top of dental implants, so you can replace multiple teeth at a time while still reaping the benefits of implant dentistry!

Benefits You Can Expect from Dental Implants

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When you choose dental implants to replace teeth, you can expect restorative benefits that you will not find via traditional methods. This includes:

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