For patients that are missing more than one tooth, multiple teeth dental implants are an effective treatment option that provides durable results. Dental implants are the only long term and highly effective solution when someone is missing multiple teeth.
If you have several non-consecutive missing teeth, Dr. Sal Lotardo will simply replace each tooth with an implant secured dental crown. He can replace an entire row or arch of teeth with implant supported dentures. For a few missing teeth in a row, he will use a dental bridge supported with dental implants.
Bella Smiles provides full service implant procedures. That means we can do the entire process at our dentist office. You will not have to travel to multiple dental office for services. Dr. Lotardo will provide you with lasting results that will last for many year.
Dental Implants for Multiple Missing Teeth
Implant-Supported Dental Bridge
Your dentist will use a dental bridge to replace several missing teeth in a row. Typically adjacent teeth will secure the bridge however that requires reducing those teeth in size. With the use of dental implants, your dentist can secure a dental bridge in place which doesn’t require the use of adjacent, natural teeth.
Dental bridges supported by dental implants provide support for the jaw and bite. They have a 35% higher success rate and are better for your oral health compared to traditional bridgework. They also provide the most lifelike replacement for missing teeth. Securing a dental bridge requires one or more dental implants.
Denture implants offer more comfortable and lasting results when all of the top or bottom teeth are missing. Dr. Lotardo has the advanced training and experience needed to offer patients full service dental implants, including the All-on-4™ procedure for securing a top or bottom denture. The All-on-4® method uses as few as four dental implants, sometimes without the need for bone grafting.
Many patients with a full arch of missing teeth struggle with dentures that slip around in their mouth. This makes it hard to eat certain types of food to speak without slurring words. Dentures that are secured using dental implants will not have this problem.
Those implants will be used to permanently secure a denture. Denture implants allow patients to enjoy a diet without restriction and can help patients feel more confident in their smiles. They also eliminate the need for adhesives.
Several Implant-Supported Dental Crowns
If you have multiple non-consecutive missing teeth, then our Riverhead, NY dentists will suggest multiple tooth implants secured by a dental crown. Dental crowns can be made from several types of materials, all of which have enjoyed advances in recent years and can provide a lasting result.
Which Type is Right For Me?
Dr. Lotardo will meet with each patient with multiple missing teeth. During your consult, he will perform a dental health exam and discuss all of your treatment options with you. He will then build a treatment plan to restore both aesthetics and function to your smile. The feel and function of dental implants is more superior to other tooth loss solutions.
The number and location of your missing teeth will determine which type of implant is right for you. As a highly trained dentist, Dr. Lotardo places every type of dental implant.