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What alternative treatments to dental implants can Troy area patients consider?

Although dental implants are considered a permanent restoration for replacing missing natural teeth, not everyone is an appropriate candidate for this treatment. Patients who are considering dental implants are required to have sufficient bone structure underneath the gum tissue. This is what the implant uses for stabilization. Without enough bone, the implant procedure may be unsuccessful.

When patients are unable to have dental implants placed to replace their missing teeth, they do have other alternative treatments including partial dentures and dental bridges.

Partial Dentures

Unlike traditional full dentures, partial dentures are constructed with a metal and plastic framework. Instead of resting on the gums, they use the existing teeth as anchors to latch them into place. False teeth rest comfortably in the spaces left by the missing teeth, and patients are able to restore their smile instantly. Partial dentures are removable, making them easy to clean and care for. They can be adjusted if they become uncomfortable, but are otherwise a wonderful, affordable solution for many patients young and old.

Dental Bridges

For patients considering a more permanent restoration than partial dentures, a dental bridge may be a great option. This restoration is made with dental crowns and a pontic (false tooth) bonded together. This long porcelain piece is bonded over the adjacent teeth to support it and hold the false tooth in the space. These require extra care for cleaning and maintenance, but are otherwise more permanent in nature. They are not removable, but may need to be replaced over time if they become weak or loose.

Dr. John L. Aurelia of the Troy area offers dental implants, partial dentures, and dental bridges for patients to consider when restoring their smiles after tooth loss. No solution is best for every patient, and his team ensures patients make an educated decision in regard to the beauty of their smile. Patients are given the information they need to make a knowledgeable decision on the future of their teeth, and can enjoy a beautiful smile soon after.

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Experience dentistry with a difference at the office of John L. Aurelia, DDS. With our friendly staff and warm atmosphere, we ensure that your comfort and wellbeing take priority.

Dr. John L. Aurelia received his BA degrees in Biology, Business and Economics from the Kalamazoo College, MI and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy. He’s keen on continuous education and has followed courses in cosmetic dentistry, implants, and occlusion at places like the Dawson Academy for Advanced Continuing Dental Education and Pankey Institute. He’s a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and American and Michigan Dental Associations. He has participated in many humanitarian missions.

Having graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Dr. Dina Khoury served Veterans during her residency at the VA Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. She has been in private practice for two decades and is passionate about cosmetic dentistry.

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