Are you embarrassed by the gaps in your teeth? Gaps caused by missing and damaged teeth can affect your smile and self-confidence. But did you know it can also impact your health?
Tooth loss can occur at any age, and could be due to factors such as tooth decay, gum disease or trauma. At Warrnambool Smile Dental, our tooth replacement solutions for missing and damaged teeth will help restore your beautiful smile, oral health and the functionality of your teeth.
What’s Causing My Tooth Loss?
While there are many reasons for tooth loss, the most common causes are:
Plaque can accumulate on teeth along the gum line, causing Periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease. It can cause your gums to shrink from the tooth and damage the supporting bone, eventually causing your teeth to become loose and fall out.
In cases of severe tooth decay, we may have to extract the affected tooth to prevent the infection from spreading to the rest of your smile and to maintain your overall well-being.
Accidents or sporting injuries that cause trauma can also lead to tooth loss.
No matter the cause, the best way to treat missing or damaged teeth is by visiting our dentist for a professional diagnosis and a personalised treatment plan.
Why Replace Missing & Damaged Teeth?
It’s no secret that having a healthy, beautiful smile can do wonders for your overall appearance and health. You may have found yourself holding back your smile or unable to enjoy your favourite food because of missing or damaged teeth.
The effects of missing teeth, however, don’t end here. Missing teeth can also have a significant impact on your oral health. For instance, missing gaps in your smile can cause surrounding teeth to shift out of alignment and tilt. When this happens, there may be issues with your bite, accelerated wear and tear, cracks, and increased tooth sensitivity.
Gaps between teeth can also lead to deterioration of the jawbone and bone loss due to lack of stimulation. Left untreated, it can affect your facial asymmetry, giving you a sunken appearance.
These are just a few reasons why you should replace missing teeth ASAP!
What Tooth Replacement Solution Is Best for Me?
No two smiles are the same. As a result, the treatment also varies from patient to patient. At Warrnambool Smile Dental, we understand this. That’s why our dentists create personalised treatment plans for each of you.
When you come in for a consultation, our experienced dentists will first understand your condition and needs. We will perform a comprehensive assessment to identify the reasons for your missing/damaged teeth and determine if any additional treatment (bone graft or gum disease treatment etc.) is needed before moving on to tooth replacement solutions.
We will then discuss the suitable options, costs, etc., to help you make an informed decision.
Dental Solutions For Missing & Damaged Teeth
At Warrnambool Smile Dental, we offer a wide range of tooth replacement solutions for you to choose from. Whether you’re missing a single tooth or all of your teeth, we’ve got you covered! Our solutions include:
Single Dental Implants
Designed to look, feel and function like your natural teeth, dental implants are a reliable and long-lasting solution to replacing missing teeth. These artificial tooth roots will be surgically inserted into your jawbone. Once it fuses with the bone, it will act as a stable foundation for your prosthetic tooth.
Have you lost more than one tooth? Replace multiple missing teeth adjacent to each other with an implant bridge. The bridge (prosthetic teeth) will be anchored to two or more implants placed on either side of the gap.
Also known as implant-supported dentures, overdentures are securely attached to your jawbone to provide a better fit. They provide improved comfort and convenience when compared to your traditional dentures as they don’t slip around in your mouth and can even be removed.
Replace your entire upper or lower arch of teeth with all-on-X implants. These implants utilise your existing bone without the need for additional treatments and are inserted securely into your jawbone to form a complete new set of teeth.
How Much Does Replacing Teeth Cost?
While the cost can vary based on several factors such as the complexity of the procedure, any additional treatments needed, the number of implants needed, etc., here is a price guide for missing and damaged teeth solutions at Warrnambool Smile Dental:
Single Implants: $4500-$6000
Implant Bridge: $11000-$14000
All-on-4 (including the removal of teeth): $28000
Payment Plans We Offer
Everyone deserves access to quality dental care. This is why we offer flexible dental payment plans for our patients to get their dream smiles.
Denticare: You have the convenience of up to $10,000 under a flexible payment plan spanning 24 months.
SuperCare: Access your superannuation funds when you need it most with SuperCare.
Premium Missing & Damaged Teeth Replacement
Warrnambool Smile Dental offers high-quality dental care and tooth replacement treatments for missing and damaged teeth. With years of experience crafting picture-perfect smiles, our skilled and experienced dentists are dedicated to restoring the functionality of your teeth and helping you feel your best once more.
Experience the Warrnambool Smile difference for yourself with our friendly team, cutting-edge technology and premium materials. Schedule a consultation today to get started on your new smile!
Our Principal Dentist
DR. JOSEPH MOON
BDSC. (HONS) – UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE PRINCIPAL DENTIST