Fairhope’s Answer for Missing Teeth
If you’re missing teeth, modern dentistry has a number of options for you to replace them. It’s essential to replace missing teeth with a restoration that will give your face structure and function. Otherwise the underlying bones will begin to deteriorate from lack of stimulation. This is a process called resorption, where the body absorbs the calcium from the bones.
Dental implants are a strong, permanent and attractive option for tooth replacement. They consist of a titanium screw that is implanted in the bone to replace the root of the missing tooth. An abutment is fit over the implant to hold the porcelain crown that will look, feel, and function just like a regular tooth. It’s the best option to avoid bone resorption, maintain your facial structure, and prevent premature wrinkling and sagging that result from not having teeth.
Dental Implants by Dr. David Northcutt
You may have seen TV commercials promoting dental implants in Fairhope, and think anyone can do them. However, placing dental implants that will function for a long time and match or improve on your original teeth is an art as well as a science. At Northcutt Dental Practice, we will place beautiful, custom-fit porcelain crowns that will match perfectly with the rest of your teeth. You’ll be able to eat, chew, talk, and smile with confidence and without worrying about dentures slipping.
We can offer several tooth replacement options in addition to dental implants. If you’re missing one or even all of your teeth, let us help. Call any one of our three dental offices in Fairhope, Bay Minette, or Mobile to schedule an appointment.