Sometimes, untreated tooth decay can affect the health and integrity other teeth. Without professional attention, the problem can lead to the loss of multiple teeth and make eating and speaking difficult. In a situation like this, you should schedule a consultation with the dental restoration professionals at Creekside Family Dental in Medford, Oregon. If you want a more permanent option than a removable partial denture, Dr. Meredith McClay and her associates might recommend installing an implant supported dental bridge.
There are two phases to this type of dental restoration. The process starts with dentist placing a pair of titanium dental implants in the jaw bone. In time, the implants will bond with the living bone tissues. Then, a pair or abutments will be prepared that are capable of anchoring a dental bridge. Once the bridge has been prepared at a dental lab, Dr. Meredith McClay will cement it in place with a strong dental grade adhesive. This will complete the dental restoration process and allow you to enjoy the natural function of your smile.
If you live in the Medford, Oregon, area and you are missing multiple teeth you should call 541-210-9661 to schedule a dental restoration consult at Creekside Family Dental.