Everything You Need To Know About Missing Teeth Replacement

Missing teeth blogAt Capital Cosmetic Dentistry of Chevy Chase, we want all of our patients to be confident in their smile. We know that many patients suffer from a lack of confidence once they lose a tooth or several teeth. Dr. Christopher Banks is an experienced cosmetic dentist serving the Washington, DC area, and is dedicated to providing extensive, high-quality care to each patient that visits his Chevy Chase dental office. We like to encourage patients to visit our Chevy Chase dental office as soon as they can to avoid any more complex dental issues that may develop after losing a tooth.

Why Do People Lose Teeth?

Patients lose teeth for a number of different reasons. Dr. Banks works with each patient to develop a plan that best suits their particular case. Some reasons patients may lose teeth are:

  • Improper Dental Hygenie
  • Dental Trauma
  • Buildup of Plaque and Tooth Decay
  • Dental Neglect
  • Gum Disease

It is important to visit Dr. Banks regularly so that he can check your mouth, teeth, and gums for any signs of dysfunction. In most cases, tooth loss is preventable with regular visits to Dr. Banks in our Chevy Chase dental office. At Capital Cosmetic Dentistry of Chevy Chase, we will work with each patient to help restore their smile and their confidence.

Missing Teeth Replacement Options In Chevy Chase, MD

Dr. Banks offers a variety of tooth replacement options in office. Dr. Banks with exam your teeth and discuss your dental goals before deciding which replacement option will benefit you.

Dental Implants
Dental implants are one of the most durable and natural looking replacement options. Dental implants fuse with the jawbone, creating a strong foundation for your replacement option. Dr. Banks offers single tooth implants, implant secure dental bridges, and “all-on-four” implant secured dentures.

Dental Bridges
Dental bridges are an excellent option to replace one or more missing teeth. Dental bridges are usually secured with a dental crown or dental implant.

Dentures & Partials

Dentures and partials can be used to replace several missing teeth. They can replace either the top or bottom arch of teeth or both. We do offer implant secure dentures for your convenience.


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