Have you experienced tooth loss? Our team can help you smile with confidence again! See why Missoula patients love dental implants with these before and afters:
Smile Makeover with Dental Implants and Composite Veneers
Occasionally people are born without some of their permanent teeth (also known as congenially missing teeth). This patient has a removable partial denture (flipper) which is why two of the teeth are just slightly more gray than the others. Often, a great option for creating that great-looking confident smile is tooth replacement with dental implants. In this specific case, dental implants for the top two lateral (teeth next to the middle teeth) were combined with composite veneers on the two front middle teeth. Dental implants are currently the best technology to recreate a missing tooth. The implant itself is replaces ...
Bridges and Fixed Partial Dentures
Often I will recommend a dental implant to replace a single missing tooth. But in some cases (like this one) it makes more sense to restore the area with a bridge. You can see that the molar has a large filling in it that was previously held together with a band, and the premolar already has a crown on it (don't have to worry about removing natural tooth structure since it's already been done). You might also wonder about why the bridge isn't all tooth colored (the second molar has a metal "island" on it). This is so that we ...