No one wants to lose a tooth, but unfortunately, it happens. Gum disease is the number one culprit. Other common reasons include severe cavities, trauma, and fractures. In any case, if you have a gap in your smile, you probably want to fill it.
The three common ways of replacing missing teeth are implants, bridges, and dentures. At Pleasant Denta® , we offer all three options, because everyone has different preferences and priorities. The most significant differences are:
When you visit Pleasant Denta® in Dolton, Dr. Dean Dietrich will help you choose the option that best fits your schedule, budget, and preferences. Before making any recommendations, he will perform a comprehensive examination, and explain any oral health considerations. If you have suffered severe bone loss, implants may not be viable without a graft. If you currently have gum disease, it will need to be treated for the success of any dental procedure.
It’s time to say goodbye to the gap – call (708) 576-1900 and schedule an appointment today.
Dr. Dean Dietrich founded Pleasant Dental® with the vision of serving his community by providing high-value comfortable care. Dr. D. has over 30 years of expertise and continues to be very passionate about his work. He and team enjoy caring for fearful patients and providing care in a unique upbeat, even fun way.