While there are many reasons why you lost a tooth, it’s recommended that you replace it as soon as you can. A missing tooth creates a gap in your mouth that can affect your bite, your speech and your diet. Dr. Alex Shalman, at his boutique dentistry practice in Downtown Manhattan, offers several ways for you to replace a missing tooth. It requires an exam first, so don’t delay in seeking treatment. A missing tooth is more than a cosmetic issue; it can affect your health as well. Call Dr. Shalman for an appointment today.
When you’re missing a tooth, especially if you’re missing a front tooth, it affects your confidence level and makes you self-conscious when you smile. There are also dental health issues that can arise from a missing single tooth. But missing a tooth isn’t rare. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, some 178 million Americans have at least one missing tooth.
In case of an accident or injury, immediate emergency dental treatment can get you at least a temporary replacement. This way, you can avoid embarrassment in the interim while you make a dental appointment for a more permanent solution. Dr. Alex Shalman, a family dentist who specializes in cosmetic procedures like smile makeovers, understands how missing teeth affect you. His boutique dental practice in Downtown NYC offers several options for a missing single tooth.
Missing teeth often result from bad oral hygiene. If you don’t brush your teeth twice a day and floss once a day, plaque builds up on the enamel of your teeth. If you compound the problem by eating unhealthy food, your health — and your teeth — will be affected. Even with proper dental hygiene, it’s common for people to have some tooth pain and tooth decay during their lifetimes.
Besides being negligent with your brushing and flossing, you may have to replace a missing tooth for other reasons, such as:
Visit Dr. Shalman at his boutique dental practice in Downtown Manhattan to find out which treatment option is best for you. As a family dentist and a cosmetic specialist, he delivers services to keep you healthy and looking good at the same time. He has access to both the technology and the aesthetics behind replacing a missing tooth, especially if you have a missing front tooth, which is much more easily recognizable.
Dr. Shalman practices painless dentistry, even when pulling a tooth. Depending on where in your mouth your missing single tooth is, your dentist may recommend missing tooth replacement options that include:
Contact Dr. Alex Shalman today for an examination, a diagnosis, and appropriate treatment. He tries to save your teeth whenever possible, even performing a root canal procedure when necessary to save a tooth. But when you have a gap in your teeth, he offers the best missing tooth replacement options.
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