Hi, I am 55 years old and have
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Hi, I am 55 years old and have lost a couple of teeth because of cavities. Although, I do not have much problem in eating my meals but since I googled and did some research, I want to know if it is possible to get permanent fixed teeth back in the empty spaces. Also what would be the options & cost factors for them.

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As per your query, it is very much possible to replace missing teeth permanently in any age these days. All that you need to have is the awareness for that and the require resources as well. To replace any missing tooth, the best option these days is a dental “Implant”. Implants have been into the existence for the last couple of decades but with the latest researches & developments specifically for them, their success rates have increased tremendously. You need to have a couple of diagnostic x-rays or perhaps scans to check the quality of the bone underneath for getting a good prognosis. Uncontrolled Hypertension and Uncontrolled Diabetes are a refraining factors for getting them, but it always a good idea to check about it with your referring implant specialist. Try not to hide any of your medical history from your dentist as it may have severe consequences later on.
One of the more options for getting fixed teeth is a dental “Bridge”. But here, you have to get your two adjoining healthy teeth grinded/trimmed for a bridge to fit in. This is of course an economical option at first, but according to my personal experience, if there is any future problem in any of these supporting teeth, you will spend a way more than what you would have paid for getting a dental Implant at first. You will not be able to floss in between your dental bridge which is possible with an implant as implant is a single independent unit like a natural tooth.
Always make it a point to discuss each & every aspect of your dental treatment including variations/options with them. Regarding the exact costs, please refer to the visiting dentist for such details, as they vary from individual to individual and from one practice to another depending on the experience of the operating specialist and the product used. For any other query feel free to contact us anytime. Regards, Dr.Thind.

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