Treatment Options for Replacing a Single Tooth

Treatment Options
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Removable Partial Denture
Tooth-supported Fixed Bridge
Dental Implant
Removable Partial Denture Tooth-Supported Bridge Implant Supported Crown Smile in a Day™ /Teeth in an Hour™
(same day teeth)
Cost Lowest Same as implant Same as Bridge Same as Implant supported crown
Treatment Time 4-12 weeks 3-5 weeks 2-9 months 1 hour
Drill on other teeth No Yes No No
Life Expectancy 5-15 years 5-15 years Lifetime Lifetime
Effect on Dentition &/or Jaw Bone Weakens Weakens Strengthens Strengthens
Stability Low Moderate Like healthy, natural teeth Like healthy, natural teeth
Ease of Cleaning Must take teeth out at night Can’t floss between teeth in the bridge Same as natural teeth Same as natural teeth
Chance of Future Decay Yes Yes No No
Comfort Poor Moderate Like natural, healthy tooth Like natural, healthy tooth
Speech Change Improves with time None None None
Preserves Bone No No Yes Yes

Over the years, the dentists of Advanced Periodontics & Implant Dentistry have earned reputations as some of the most talented New York City dental implants providers. In addition, they have helped numerous patients seeking the help of a skilled periodontist in NY / NJ enhance the health and appearance of their gums.