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Replacement of missing tooth

The loss of one or more teeth will affect your Chewing, Speaking and Smile, especially, losing the front teeth can cause reduce in self esteem. Even the loss of a back tooth may cause your mouth to shift and your face to look older. Fortunately, missing teeth can be replaced. The following are three options your dentist may suggest: 1. Implants 2. Fixed Bridges 3. Removable Partial Dentures IMPLANTS. This is a device that is inserted into or on the jaw bone to retain an artificial tooth. It's often made from Titanium metal which is driven into the jaw bone to support artificial teeth or denture.     Implant with the artificial tooth. Implants are very durable and stable. Can last for a life time and requires moderate maintainance. Of the three options available, implant placement is the most expensive. FIXED BRIDGES This is a fixed dental restoration used to replace one or more missing teeth by joining the artificial tooth that will be used to replace the missing