How to replace missing teeth

Written by: Simón Pardiñas López
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Can you imagine that when we had a problem with a finger cut necessary? We would be mutilated losing its function and aesthetics. Luckily this does not usually happen. But with his teeth, until recently, all tooth that was a problem was mined almost systematically. Therefore, in varying degrees many of us are "oral invalids".

Over the years, preventive medicine has been part of society and the mouth is no exception. Currently, more care of our teeth and fight more to keep. Either way, always going to be necessary to remove those parts that are severely affected by periodontal disease, also called pyorrhea; for large cavities, infections or trauma.


Application of dental implants and bridges

missing teeth Tooth loss involves modifications in the form of chewing, at the level of the temporomandibular joint and cosmetic changes. Often he is only giving importance to aesthetics, almost no one can be without a tooth in the front, but it is surprising the number of people living without teeth in later sections. It seems that what is not does not matter. Ideally, in Dentistry , every lost tooth should be replaced, except the wisdom teeth, in a timely manner to the adjacent parts or antagonists do not change position.

If a patient has lost all his teeth, until recently they could only replace the traditional full prosthesis insertion and removal. In the case of missing teeth in part, a way to replace it with the typical prosthesis "hooks" to submit to the next and also removable.

Today many of these cases are solved with the application of dental implants, anchor exerted subsequently put teeth on them. If the aim is to replace one or several teeth fixedly, a classic treatments was lower teeth next to anchor on them by sheaths which, in turn, hold the missing teeth.

Thanks to advances developed in recent years, currently with osseointegrated dental implants can replace the absence of these teeth without lowering the adjacent teeth. The implants or act as a fixing root whose function is to anchor the final fixed teeth. However the classic fixed bridges remain functionality, for example in situations where the recess or recesses adjacent teeth are very damaged by caries. Thus they would be protected and restored with sheaths or crowns.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Simón Pardiñas López

Prestigious specialist in Dentistry, Dr. Pardiñas López is a dentist, with extensive training in endodontics, implantology, oral and maxillofacial surgery. His academic career abroad, taught by the best professionals, makes him a top-level doctor.

Currently, he works in the Pardiñas Clinic , one of the most prestigious clinics in Galicia. Assistant to a multitude of national and international courses, he is a member of the main national and international scientific societies.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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