Replace Missing Teeth With Mini Dental Implants
Before Condemning Yourself to Wearing Uncomfortable Partial Dentures, Having Your Good Teeth Ground Down For Bridges, Or Paying A Small Fortune For implants, Check Out What Mini Dental Implants Can Do For You... At A Fraction Of The Cost Of Conventional Implants
You are probably here for one of these reasons:
- You need a tooth or teeth removed and want your best option for replacement
- You don't want to get good teeth ground down for a bridge
- You have a partial denture that you hate wearing
- You have a "flipper" that doesn't work very well
- You have missing teeth that you want replaced
- You found out how expensive conventional implants are
- You were told you need bone graft surgery before implants
- Your missing teeth are emabarrassing for you
- You are afraid to smile
If that's you, then read on to hear about the
NEW BEST WAY TO REPLACE MISSING TEETH
Do You Need A Tooth Removed?
If you need a tooth removed, then please make sure you don't do it the normal way, which is to have the dentist or oral surgeon remove the tooth, and out the door you go to let it heal.
The problem with this common approach is that often times when a tooth is removed, the bone around it collapses as it heals, leaving you with a defect that is both cosmetically poor, and unable to support an implant.
That is why I always take the extra step of placing a bone graft at the time of extraction. This simple procedure is quite successful at preventing bone collapse, and leaving a good site for future implant placement.
If you are planning on having all of your remaining teeth removed, you should check this out!
Why Missing Teeth Need To Be Replaced
What you may not realize is that there are serious consequences from missing teeth:
- Your Jaw Bones Could Be Dissolving Away
- Your Facial Structure Could Be Collapsing
- Your Teeth Are Probably Shifting and Moving
- Your Bite Is changing In A Bad Way
- Your Jaw Joints May Be Degenerating From Bite Changes
- The Gum Tissues And Bone Around Your Teeth May Be Deteriorating
- You Are At Increased Risk For Losing More Teeth
And the bad news is that these problems only get worse and worse the longer you wait to do something about it
Your jaw bones need the teeth in place to keep them strong and healthy. When teeth are lost, the jaw bones begin to slowly dissolve away.
The more teeth that are lost, and the more time that goes by, the more bone loss there will be. This leads to collapse of the face which is what makes people without teeth look so old.
And the road to many missing teeth usually begins with losing one tooth.
Now, you may think losing one tooth is not a big deal... but it is. That's because when you lose a tooth and don’t replace it, you may already be on the path to losing three more.
That's because the surrounding teeth can shift, bite changes occur, bad stresses on your teeth multiply, and gum tissue changes occur. That one missing tooth can create a mess in your mouth.
Losing a tooth can lead to losing another, and then another, and the next thing you know, you've got a bunch of missing teeth and now you've got real problems.
Click the arrow below to see how it works:
What Are The Options For Replacing Missing Teeth?
Replacing Missing Teeth With A Dental Bridge
In the old days, our best option was to cement a bridge onto the teeth adjacent to the missing one(s). This option still works well today, but there are some significant downsides.
First is that the adjacent teeth must be ground down to pegs so the bridge will fit over them. This can be less than desirable if the teeth are otherwise healthy, because now we are grinding down good teeth to replace missing teeth.
The other downside to bridges is that if one of the teeth fails for some reason, then the whole bridge is lost. And the limitation is that we can only replace two missing teeth in a row before the span is too long.
A dental bridge works like this:
Replacing Missing Teeth With A Partial Denture
The other way to replace missing teeth is with the removable partial denture. The downside is that it is a big piece of hardware that comes in and out, it has ugly metal arms that hook onto the teeth, food gets under it, and it stresses the remaining teeth.
A partial denture is the least desirable option and we only use it if it is the only viable option.
A partial denture works like this:
Replacing Missing Teeth With Conventional Implants
Around 30 Years ago the dental implant came along. Basically, a fairly large hole is created in the jaw bone and then the titanium implant is placed in the hole so crowns or bridges can be attached to them.
At first they were thought to be a radical treatment that probably wouldn't work. But over time, they became the standard of care for replacing missing teeth.
And conventional implants are a very nice option today.
The question is... why do so many people have missing teeth and all the associated problems, and why do so many people suffer with lousy partial dentures or "flippers?"
The Reason Is That There Are Some Issues With Conventional Implants
- The Cost Of Dental Implants - You may already know that an implant and crown to replace ONE TOOTH can be $4000 or more. Placing multiple implants with bridges can cost $35,000 - $50,000, or more.
- Not enough bone - Because of their size, conventional implants require a lot of bone for proper placement, and many times there isn't enough. Typically this is because the patient waited too long to seek treatment.
- Need for Bone Graft Surgery - Often times conventional implants cannot be placed unless bone grafting surgery or sinus lift surgery is completed first. This is another large expense with extensive healing times.
- Extended treatment times - Treatment can sometimes take a year or longer to complete.
- The risk of spending that much money and having it fail.
OK... So if you don't want to suffer with embarrassment and all the other problems caused by missing teeth, and...
You don't want to have your good teeth ground down for bridges, and...
You don't want to wear ugly, uncomfortable partial dentures or a flipper, and...
You don't want to stand idly by while your jaw bones dissolve away and your face collapses, and...
You don't want to deal with the high dental implant cost, surgery, and extended healing times with the old way of conventional implants...
WHAT IS THE ANSWER?
Mini Dental Implants
Mini dental implants are a smaller, simpler version of conventional implants, and they offer some significant advantages:
- They can be placed in most areas without bone grafting or surgery
- Minimal discomfort after placement
- No extended healing time
- You can eat on them the same day
- They prevent the jaw bones from dissolving
- They are significantly less expensive than the older options
- Avoid the high cost of dental implants
Here's What We Can Do With Mini Dental Implants
There Is Finally An Affordable Alternative For Replacing Missing Teeth
Mini Dental Implants
Mini implants usually do not require surgery or extended healing times. The entire procedure can usually be completed in one or two appointments - and you can eat on them the same day!
Mini implants are placed with minimal anesthesia, and the procedure is painless. Post operative discomfort is also minimal.
When looking at other treatment options for tooth replacement, mini implants are much more affordable compared to the conventional dental implant cost.
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