Crown: A crown, sometimes called a cap, is a single fixed tooth that can either be cemented over a natural tooth and cemented or screwed onto an implant. It is used to strengthen a natural tooth or replace a single missing tooth in conjunction with an implant.
Bridge: A bridge is used to replace one or more missing teeth. It is a fixed replacement that is cemented to teeth or connected to implants.
Denture: A denture is a removable prosthesis that replaces all of your teeth. Implants can be used to stabilize a traditional denture.
Partial Denture: A partial denture is a removable prosthesis that replaces one or more missing teeth.
Implant Denture: A denture that is secured to implants. This denture can be either removable by securing the denture with attachments that snap onto implants or fixed by screwing them to the implants. This combination provides a substantial improvement over dentures alone.
Keeping good oral hygiene habits is important at any age. As we get older, regular visits to the dentist remain necessary, particularly since changes to our health status can often affect our oral health. One study found that older adults with certain chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, are more at risk for […]