Alternative Solutions for Missing Teeth
A missing tooth / teeth can be caused by multiple things. An accident, a genetic condition, gum disease etc. It has probably one of the biggest impacts on self-confidence and we’ve seen many cases of customers who have become socially and emotionally withdrawn as a result. Especially so if they have a missing front tooth which is most noticeable.
There are a number of options to replace missing teeth which we will cover below.
Options for missing teeth
Partial dentures - Often only covering where a single tooth used to be, the partial denture will provide a removable replacement for missing teeth. A partial denture will be clipped into your dental arch and will rest upon the palette of your mouth. This alternative to tooth loss can cost around £300-£5,000.
Complete dentures - A complete denture is required when ALL teeth are missing, and this is why they cost more - up to £10,000
Tooth implants - The procedure of having a dental implant will involve invasive surgery in which metal posts are fused to your jaw bone. This requires drilling into the jaw bone to attach the metal posts, then mounting a false tooth on top of the screw. The cost can be up to £1,000 per tooth.
Fixed Bridge - A dental bridge will cover the gap where your tooth once was by receiving support from your surrounding natural teeth. Instead of the fake tooth being inserted through your gum, one or more of your surrounding teeth will have to host a dental cost which will then attach to your bridged tooth. To apply a crown, the dentist will need to sand down the natural tooth to enable it to host a crown.
How to prevent further missing teeth
There can be various reasons as to why you may suffer from tooth loss but there are plenty of measures you can take when preventing tooth loss and trying to keep your smile intact.
Mouth guards - With contact sports such as hockey, rugby and football, it is important to protect your teeth with a mouth guard. Some are better than others, so make sure you look around before rushing your purchase. After all, your teeth are important!
Oral Hygiene - Your oral health can play a huge part in maintaining your teeth. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day will help prevent diseases such as periodontal disease (gum disease). Regular check ups with the dentist can help fight off such diseases.
Eating Habits - Avoiding sugary foods and drinks will help keep your teeth strong and cavity free. If sugar has rotten your tooth away, it will naturally fall away or may have to be removed by a dentist in order to keep the rest of your smile healthy.
An affordable option for missing teeth?
Many people are searching for a more modern alternative to hide and cover missing teeth and transform their smile at an affordable price. To see if instasmile teeth covers could work for you, we will ask you a series of quick questions to ensure you have the right teeth for the instasmile to fit to. We can cover up to eight missing teeth at the top and eight at the bottom, but we do require certain teeth to be present to ensure the instasmile fits securely.
- The benefits of instasmile over other tooth replacement options include:
- More affordable, modern solution
- More comfortable
- Custom made and simply clips into place
- No adhesives & doesn’t cover your palette
- Multi-solution in one
- Choice of shade
- Natural aesthetics
- No dentist visits
The instasmile process
Ordering your custom smile from the comfort of your own home couldn’t be easier.
- Click the ‘ Get Started’ button at the top of this page
- Answer a few questions about your smile & we’ll check if you’re suitable
- Choose your shade & place your order - we offer 0% interest payment plans if you want to spread the cost
- We’ll send out an impression kit for you to use at home - make sure you watch our video guide.
- Send your impression back to us so we can create your custom partial denture alternative
- We will then: check, scan, design, manufacture and hand finish your product for beautifully naturally aesthetics
- Receive your custom veneers direct to your door and get really to smile with confidence again!
One of our customers Liz was in a car accident at the age of nineteen and had to purchase a partial denture - her only option at the time - to cover multiple missing teeth. Then she discovered instasmile.
Are you ready for your affordable smile transformation with no surgery and no dentist visits?
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