God has given us with sparkling beautiful teeth that are functional to us for chewing food and also give our face a charismatic look. But due to various reasons they get exfoliated early and cause problem in eating and also aesthetically . But gone are those days this was considered a problem .Now dental science has done so much advancement that there are replacement that looks like your natural tooth both aesthetically and functionally .
There are many replacements available for restoring missing teeth. These can be either removable dentures or fixed replacement .
a) Removable teeth are something that can be worn and removed by the patient daily .They are common by the name of dentures . They can even be made when some teeth are missing .
b) Fixed teeth can be of two types:-
b.1) One is Dental crowns for single tooth or also called as Bridges for single missing or multiple adjacent missing teeth. In this both the adjacent teeth to missing teeth are used as a pillar to support a missing teeth , i.e. on both the adjacent teeth first root canal is done and than cap are given such that the missing teeth is attached to these natural tooth cap.
b.2)The other fixed teeth are DENTAL IMPLANTS . Dental implants is the call of the day and answer for every person having some missing teeth or having no teeth . Age is no bar for implants anyone at any age can get fixed teeth over implants. To explain in layman terms what are dental implants , it is a small titanium screw that simulates your natural root. Titanium is a biocompatible material with human body and used to make all types orthopedic and dental implants. They are 100 % safe and the implant surgery should be done by a Postgraduate in Implantology or a Dentist having a certified training in Implantology from some recognized body .