Losing a tooth is always a disappointing occasion and Lee’s story is no different. Unfortunately he had a tooth that wasn’t saveable and we decided it was best it went before it caused infection. We discussed Lee’s options to fill the gap and elected that a dental implant would be the best way to proceed once his jawbone had healed.
When you have a missing tooth, then a dental bridge may be used to restore the resulting gap. The dental bridge is basically a false tooth, beautifully created from porcelain that fills the gap and is supported by adjacent teeth or implants. Bridges are permanently fixed and cannot be taken out of your mouth… View more