Replace Missing Teeth
Custom-Made Solutions to Close the Gaps
Whether someone is missing just one tooth or is in need of a complete set of dentures, Orbit Dental of Garland is ready and able to rebuild their smiles. Dr. Lankupalli can provide a variety of custom-made solutions that help patients close the gaps so they can reclaim their bite and self-confidence at the same time. If you’re ready to stop dealing with the hassles of missing teeth and just smile again, contact us today for a consultation.
Why Choose Us for Tooth Replacement?
- Restorations custom-made from 100% dental porcelain
- All-inclusive dental implant care
- Low-to-no interest financing available
What Happens if I Do Nothing?
When a tooth goes missing, the jawbone in the area naturally starts to shrink and change shape as the body slowly cuts off blood flow to the area. As a result, the nearby teeth can begin to shift out of place and even loosen, throwing off how the rows of teeth fit together. Over time, the exposed gum tissue will likely develop an infection as well. Altogether, these issues usually lead to even more tooth loss and its associated problems. Fortunately, simply replacing the teeth can not only restore the smile but protect it from further damage as well.
A dental bridge can replace one tooth or even up to three in a row depending on a patient’s needs. The prosthetic teeth are secured within the smile using two dental crowns placed on either side of them. These crowns can be fitted over two healthy teeth or dental implants to provide an even stronger hold. Not only do bridges look completely natural, but they can also prevent the remaining teeth from drifting out of place as we touched on above.
Dentures & Partial Dentures
Dentures are custom-made dental prosthetics that can be designed to replace several missing teeth at the same time. Partial dentures fit between healthy teeth like the missing piece of a puzzle, while full dentures sit directly on the gums to replace an entire dental arch. At Orbit Dental of Garland, Dr. Lankupalli takes her time to provide each patient with a denture that looks just as good as it feels, ensuring that whether they’re eating, speaking, or smiling, they never have to worry about their teeth.
Regular tooth replacements only bring back the visible portion of a tooth (the crown), and while this can help with the appearance of the smile, they aren’t as stable as real teeth, which can severely limit someone’s ability to chew and speak. Implants, on the other hand, replace both the crown and the root-- a small titanium post is used to secure a new tooth firmly within the jawbone. The end result is the next best thing to a real tooth and a permanent solution to tooth loss.