3-Tooth Solution For A 1-Tooth Problem?

Black Hills cosmetic dental and tooth implants

Do you have a missing tooth?
Are you considering the different types of restorative dental procedures available?
Does a dental bridge seem to make the most sense financially?

If you have a missing tooth and want to restore that gap in your mouth, it is essential to look at the differences between a dental bridge and a tooth implant.

Dental bridges have replaced teeth for generations of Custer dental patients. However, they have some drawbacks:

  • They are a 3-tooth solution to a 1-tooth problem – the adjacent teeth must be prepped and crowned to hold the replacement (floating) tooth.
  • It is hard to properly clean the small areas under the bridge.
  • A dental bridge does not protect against bone recession at the extraction site.

Why does a tooth implant have advantages over a dental bridge?

  • It is a 1-tooth solution to a 1-tooth problem.
  • It is usually stronger.
  • Will reduce the risk of bone recession (as compared to a bridge) because it replaces the tooth root.
  • It is usually not as difficult to clean as a dental bridge – lower risk of decay.
  • They typically last longer.
  • Dental implants can support a denture or partial denture.

If you need to replace a tooth, talk to your Custer dentist about dental financing options.If you pick a dental implant, it will probably be less expensive in the long run.

If you want to learn more about dental implants, I invite you to call Destination Dentistry at 605-593-9821. We’re passionate about restoring smiles for our Custer area patients with remarkable permanent restorations. Call today to schedule a dental implant consultation.

Contact Destination Dentistry:

605-593-9821

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141 N 5th St
Custer, South Dakota
57730

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Destination Dentistry
Dr. Diana Latinow DDS, MSD
At Destination Dentistry, we offer a wide variety of dental services, including cosmetic and family dentistry, as well as sedation dentistry and TMJ treatment. Call us today to schedule an appointment if you are in Custer or Black Hills area.
141 N 5th St
Custer, SD 57730
Call: 605-673-2011605-593-9821
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  • We have been to many dentist's and this is the first one we don't mind coming back to. Very friendly staff and excellent work! Couldn't be happier and so glad a friend told us about them 😊
    —Bissell F.
  • Outstanding dental care. Dr. Rebecca was very thorough so she discovered problems that my previous dentist missed. The staff is warm, friendly, caring and efficient. There is no reason to drive to the city for excellent dental care.
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