Missing Teeth

There are times when tooth loss cannot be avoided. When this happens It is important to replace the missing teeth soon after extractions to prevent the drifting of surrounding teeth.

Tooth drifting can occur minutely within days, and after months it may become necessary to move the teeth back into the correct position before replacing the missing tooth. This drifting will also cause discrepancies in the way the teeth bite together. In many cases we find the following:

When you are replacing your teeth with an implant, a bridge, or a partial; ask your dentist about the correct timing for each.

Drifting Teeth

Drifting Teeth

We are dedicated to giving each of our patients the beautiful, healthy smile they deserve!