Missing a tooth? How do you best replace one that has been irreparably damaged or lost all together?
Today’s dental prosthetics allow patients to experience an attractive, smile-friendly solution for children and adults of all ages.
If you are in need of cosmetic dentistry, the doctors at South University Dental are committed to transforming the appearance of your teeth and gums to ensure your smile is at its best. You’ll find this gives you maximum social confidence and an overall feeling of positivity.
Patients at South University Dental in Fargo often find these prosthetics to be more affordable than first anticipated. Dental implants are often chosen as a solution due to the fact they are secure and no other teeth are affected in the replacement of the missing tooth. Other popular options include bridges and dentures.
Doctors Chad Bergan, Walter Samuel, Todd DeBates and Alex Althoff have a wealth of experience in the area of tooth replacement, restoring the smiles of patients up and down the Red River Valley, including Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, Dilworth, and beyond.
What is prosthodontics?
Also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry, it is specialized dentistry pertaining to the maintenance, rehabilitation, and ongoing care of the appearance, comfort, beauty, health, and oral functionality of patients who may have clinical conditions that emerge when teeth have been lost or missing for prolonged periods of time.
A crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” which is placed over a tooth to cover it and restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance.
When decay gets down below the surface enamel and into the dentin of the tooth, we must remove the cavity and fill that space with a restorative material to preserve the tooth.
Dental implants are an attractive solution to offering a next-to-authentic alternative to replacing a missing tooth.
A tooth that has sustained extensive breaking, damage, or decay is a candidate for a dental extraction.
There are several options to consider when replacing a missing tooth or teeth. Many times, dentures become the most desirable option for patients at South University Dental.
Custom Sports Mouth Guards
Whether you play football, basketball, baseball, soccer, hockey or any other sport where accidental harm to the mouth is possible, it is important to have a dependable mouthguard that protects your teeth during practices and games.
Root Canal Therapy (Endodontics)
The dental experts at South University Dental are committed to making the root canal process as safe and comfortable as possible, providing top-notch care for all patients.
There are many reasons a permanent tooth can be lost. Sports collisions, accidents, or other high-impact situations can cause a tooth to be knocked out.
Do you struggle with frequent grinding or clenching of your teeth? You may answer ‘no’ to this question but there’s a chance you do this without even knowing it while you sleep.