Replacement Of Tooth

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Replacement of tooth

As the life passes some things are bound to happen , loss of tooth is one of them ,sometime early sometimes late ,sometimes knowingly sometimes unknowingly , sometime due to planed extraction by a dental surgeon some times by accident .but yes everyone loose teeth,

missing tooth

space formed due to loosing a tooth

 

All of your teeth play various important function like mastication (eating ), phonation (speaking of various alphabets), maintenance of proper alignment of other tooth ,  maintenance of facial muscles position, maintenance  of  facial symmetry

 thanks to technological advancement in dentistry we have a lot of options in replacement of tooth

Depending upon your

  • age,
  • health
  • economical condition ,
  • gingival and periodontal health
  • bone density
  • number of tooth missing
  • site of missing tooth
  • your own preference
  • aesthetic
  • comfort
  • life span of replacement

and numerous more things to consider, we can suggest an appropriate replacement for you

but first of all we would like to tell you about replacement available now a day and we can offer you at descent price

RPD /CD

it stand for removable partial denture and complete denture respectively ,when one or few teeth are missing then replacement by artificial tooth bounded by an acrylic plate is called removable partial denture. When all teeth are replaced by  acrylic plate  holding together  all the teeth then its called complete denture i.e. CD, following are condition we consider this option

removable partial denture to replace missing tooth

removable partial denture to replace missing tooth

  • Its economical
  • When periodontal health is not good ,and chance is that soon more tooth are going to be lost
  • Old age
  • Intermediate denture require(replacement of tooth require in between more permanent solution )
  • When bone health is not good to support implant
  • when thickness of bone is not adequate or bone resorption happens

 

 

FPD

Also known as fixed partial denture or bridge . it is a permanent solution of missing tooth, it’s a device which is attached to nearby tooth (abutment). When to consider FPD 

fixed partial denture , as a permanent solution to missing tooth

fixed partial denture , as a permanent solution to missing tooth

  • Good aesthetic requires
  • Little costlier
  • When health of supporting teeth is good
  • Young age
  • Tooth colour matching require
  • Long lasting

The bridge can be of metal or porcelain , in metal it can be of gold or of steel (some kind of  iron alloy) , porcelain is good for colour matching

Implant

 

dental implant is a permanent solution for missing teeth

Dental implants are replacement of tooth roots, which can provide a strong foundation for fixed prosthesis 

implant is one of most advanced way of replacement of tooth as it is fixed in a bone, its also provide very natural look and very difficult to differentiate between natural and replaced tooth, but the technique is more invasive and hence more precaution needed

success rate of implant is about 98% if taken with precautions , with proper care it can last for life time

anyone who went for dental surgical extraction can opt for implant , but patient should have heathier gums and sufficient thickness and density for  implant to hold

 

S. no. Character RPD FPD IMPLANT
1 Aesthetic +(fair) ++(very good) +++(best)
2 Cost +(economical) ++(fair price) ++++(little expensive)
3 Life of prosthesis + +++ ++++
4 No. of visits 3 to 4 2 or 3 Many
5 Invasive 00 (not any significant) +(only crown reduction) ++++(surgical)
6 Comfort + +++ ++++
7 Impact on other tooth ++(very less impact) +++(more impact) Independent  of other teeth
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