When one or more teeth are lost to severe tooth decay or oral trauma it can affect the basic function of your mouth. A missing tooth from the front of your mouth could also cause you to feel self-conscious when you smile and could potentially influence the clarity of your speech.
If the missing teeth are not restored in a reasonable amount of time, the structural void in the area could cause the nearby teeth to gradually alter their alignment. This could lead to worsening problems with dental attrition and your chances of suffering dental fractures with the related teeth in your dentition.
Before these complications arise you should seek a consultation with a dentist like Dr. Gurusharan Singh. In many of these cases he can replace a missing tooth with a dental implant and dental crown. In the case of two missing teeth he might recommend a dental implant supported bridge.
The dental restoration process typically starts with Dr. Gurusharan Singh performing a minimally invasive oral surgery to insert a titanium dental implant into the underlying bone tissues. Once this is done the natural process of osseointegration will gradually fuse the implant with the surrounding bone tissues.
At this point Dr. Gurusharan Singh will prepare abutment capable of anchoring the required dental crown or dental bridge. Once it has been cemented in place with a strong dental adhesive it will complete the dental restoration process allowing you to enjoy the intended function of the previously lost tooth.
If you live in the Indianapolis, Indiana, area and you have recently lost a tooth, you should call 317-893-2700 to set up a dental restoration consultation at Gurusharan Singh Seven Days.