Dental Implants or Dentures: What’s the best option for me?
A comprehensive guide to options & associated costs for patients requiring replacement teeth.
If you’re missing one tooth, several teeth or all teeth, there are usually several options available for you. And these options are determined by your dental and overall health, personal preferences and finance.
Note: prices accurate at the date of publication
Missing one tooth
Missing several teeth
Missing all teeth
Why bother to replace missing teeth?
Poor alignment of existing teeth:
When your teeth are missing, your neighbouring teeth no longer have support to keep these existing teeth in place. Therefore, over time, your teeth lose alignment, moving into the area of the missing teeth.
If you are missing all or several teeth, your jaw bone no longer receives the simulation from your tooth root every time you bite and chew to keep the jawbone strong. Consequently, the bone starts to resorb, and your jawbone starts to disintegrate, making your facial features fall in. Dental implants help prevent bone resorption occurring. Read more on the topic here >