Many patients have had dental bridges placed to replace missing teeth. Bridges are not a forever solution, and when they fail patients are left missing multiple teeth in a row.
Dental implants can be placed in strategic positions to replace multiple missing teeth with a bridge that is connected to the implant anchors. This solution is longer lasting than a dental bridge and prevents the jaw bones from resorbing away when multiple teeth are missing.
Fortunately, denture wearers can improve their appearance, chewing, speech, and overall function with the addition of dental implants. There are two different ways dental implants can help denture wearers: