One Missing Tooth

The Smile & Body┬ápatient preferred approach for single teeth, now provides the patient faced with tooth loss especially in the Smile Zone with the option of having an implant placed and a provisional (temporary) crown made the same day (usually 1 – 2 hours).

 

 

Single Missing Tooth Before and After

 

 

Single Missing Tooth Before and After

 

Single Missing Tooth Before and After

 

Two Missing Teeth

 


 

  • Loss of front tooth due to sports injury.
  • Tooth removed, implant and a provisional tooth placed in a couple of hours.
  • This treatment has limitations and cannot be performed in long standing infected sites.

The following are some examples of situations that lead to tooth loss:

  • A tooth breaks and you are informed that it can’t be fixed.
  • When a tooth cannot have a root canal.
  • Tooth has a large filling and fixing it would be only be for a short period of time, and treatment would be required again.
  • The cost of treatment doesn’t justify the poor prognosis of the tooth.
  • Accidental tooth loss.