Implants for a single missing tooth
Having a missing tooth can impact the surrounding teeth if the gap is left unfilled. Not only can it impact confidence if the gap is visible when smiling, it can cause the other teeth to move and thus affect the bite.
Implant retained crown
Implants can be used to replace a single missing tooth. The titanium implant is placed at the same spot as the original tooth’s root. It takes time for the implant to become fully integrated into the jaw bone after the surgery, but once it has healed, we can make preparations for a natural-looking crown. We fix the crown to an abutment which is attached to the implant.
When we make the crown, we note the colour of your natural teeth so we can perfectly match the replacement.