If you are missing even just one tooth, it is important to have it replaced as soon as possible. Missing teeth can jeopardize the structure and fit of the bite, compromising the function, health, and aesthetics of your smile. With advancements in dental materials and techniques, tooth replacement options are now more natural looking, secure and comfortable.
Emerald Isle, NC restorative dentist Dr. Aubrey Myers offers teeth replacement options for patients with missing teeth. In more complex restorative cases, Dr. Myers may work cooperatively with local specialists to design and fit patients with dental implants and implant supported bridges or dentures.
Replacing Missing Teeth in Emerald Isle
Replacing missing teeth is essential for maintaining or restoring long term oral health. Missing teeth can cause cosmetic and oral health consequences that can affect the quality of your daily life, often affecting speech and he ability to enjoy a wide range of healthy foods.
Common oral health concerns associated with missing teeth include:
- Bone deterioration
- Additional tooth loss
- Gum disease
- Shifting of teeth
- Gum recession
- Loosening of teeth
Replacing missing teeth can help to prevent the development of more advanced oral health concerns like gum disease and bone deterioration. Early treatment is ideal to avoid the loss of healthy bone and gum tissue and ensures the widest range of treatment options for the restoration of your smile.
Dr. Myers will conduct a thorough oral health exam to help patients determine which missing tooth replacement option will best fit their cosmetic goals and stabilize their oral health. If dental implants are the best dental restoration option for you, Dr. Myers will coordinate with a local oral surgeon for the surgical phase.
Areas We Serve
Dr. Myers provides treatment options for missing teeth that can restore the function, health, and beauty of your natural smile. We welcome new and returning patients from Cedar Point, Cape Carteret, Bogue, Emerald Isle, and surrounding communities. A highly skilled and experienced dentist, Dr. Myers practices dentistry with compassion and warmth while providing natural aesthetics and high-quality results. To learn more about treatment options for replacing missing teeth, contact our Emerald Isle dentist office or request an appointment online.