A Dental Bridge Can Help Prevent Alignment Problems After Tooth Loss

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Tooth extraction is often a treatment plan of last resort to address a badly damaged or decayed tooth. It is often followed up by any necessary prescriptions for pain medication or antibiotics.

After your gums and other affected oral tissues have fully healed you should consider scheduling a consultation with one of our skilled dentists, Dr. Nidal Obeid and Associates. Once we have examined the area and assessed the general health of your mouth we will help you understand your dental restoration options.

If you don’t have the tooth replaced in a reasonable amount of time the structural void in your mouth could start to alter the alignment of the surrounding teeth. This could eventually lead to chipped tooth enamel and possible dental fractures on the related teeth in your bite pattern.

To prevent these complications and restore the basic function of your missing tooth we might recommend installing a dental crown. This treatment plan will replace the missing tooth with a single piece of dental work that will be anchored onto the healthy cores of the two teeth closest to the void.

Once this is done an impression will be cast of the area. It will be sent to a state of the art dental lab, where professionally trained dental technicians will create the dental bridge from special dental materials. When it’s ready we will bond it in place with a strong dental adhesive.

If you live in Chicago, Illinois, and you have recently lost a tooth, you should call 773-327-6500 to explore the dental restorations available at Family Dental of Roscoe, at a convenient location nearest you.