At Family Dentistry in Aloha, Oregon, the dental practice of Dr. Valerie Foster, we are pleased to offer restorative dentistry for our patients who have missing teeth. We offer dental bridges, crowns, dentures—both complete and partials to restore a natural looking smile.
Teeth can be lost due to tooth decay and gum disease, injury or trauma, smoking, and even just with age. There are various ways we can replace missing teeth, so that you can smile with renewed confidence.
–Dental Implants: These are the most natural-looking replacements for lost teeth. They are stable, last longer than other options, and keep the jawbone under the missing tooth stable so that it doesn’t deteriorate, maintaining facial structure.
–Dental Bridge: Tooth-supported bridges are designed to damage healthy teeth because they are ground to allow adding a bridge across the teeth that will then hold the crown.
–Partial Dentures: A partial denture is used if you are missing multiple teeth but have remaining natural teeth. A partial denture often includes a thin framework or clasps that attach to the natural teeth for a secure fit.
–Complete Denture: A complete denture is used to replace all of the teeth in a full dental arch. We may suggest a complete denture to replace all of the teeth in both arches or just one, depending on your individual needs. Our dentist may suggest using a denture adhesive for improved stability.
At Family Dentistry, Dr. Valerie Foster and our team are ready to revitalize your smile if you have missing teeth. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call our caring staff at 503.649.7011 today!