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Replacing a Single Tooth with a Dental Implant

Are you or someone in your family missing a single tooth due to an accident, infection, or fracture? If you are missing a single tooth for any reason, a single tooth dental implant can replace both the natural tooth and its root. The best, long-term option for restoring a single missing tooth is a dental implant fitted with a crown.

To place the implant, a small titanium post is inserted into the jawbone. This anchor provides a “root” for the placement of the implant that looks, feels, and functions like a natural tooth. These “anchors” are extremely compatible with bone and attach to the jawbone and gums to become a base for the crown. A temporary tooth can be placed while the dental implant integrates with your natural bone to form a foundation for a crown. Once the implant has fused to the bone, the final step in the treatment is the placement of the permanent crown onto the dental implant.

One of the advantages of a dental implant is that it allows you to replace a single tooth without sacrificing the health of neighboring teeth. Other treatments, such as bridges, require the adjacent teeth to be ground down to support the appliance. Grinding down the teeth damages tooth enamel and structure. Also, a single implant can be more aesthetically pleasing and easier to keep clean than a bridge.

It is of vital importance to replace even one missing tooth, as leaving it untreated can cause bone loss, compromised chewing ability, as well as an unattractive smile. If you have one missing tooth, or a tooth that needs to be removed due to damage or decay, the best and most natural option is a single tooth dental implant.

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Locations

Village Dental – Haymarket
Shop 118, 8 Quay Street
Haymarket, NSW 2000
P. 02 9281 0007
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Village Dental – Kogarah
Shop 5, 23-26 Station Street
Kogarah, NSW 2217
P. 02 9281 0007
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Village Dental – Ryde
Shop 1/35-37 Devlin Street
Ryde, NSW 2112
P. 02 9281 0007
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Village Dental – Campsie
Shop 3, 17-21 Campsie St.
Campsie, NSW 2194, Australia
P. 02 9281 0007
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We provide on-site emergency dental treatments to patients suffering from tooth pain. Our dentists are here to help. The following is a list of our locations: Village Dental Campsie | Village Dental Haymarket | Village Dental Kogarah | Village Dental Ryde.  Additional Languages Spoken by our dentists: Nepali, Indian / Hindi, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin / Cantonese) and Vietnamese.

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