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Should I Replace My Tooth After an Extraction? Your Dentist in Sewell has Answers

June 2, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_connolly @ 10:47 pm

Smiling woman in the dental chair.Losing a tooth to decay or an injury is traumatic and thinking about replacing that tooth may be the last thing on your mind. However, there are a few reasons why you should replace your tooth as soon as possible. Your dentist in Sewell explains.

Why Replacing Your Missing Tooth is Critical for Your Oral Health?

When you lose a tooth, there are a few things that begin to happen right away that affect your oral health. First, your jawbone will begin to deteriorate without a root to support. Next, your surrounding teeth will begin to shift into the open space.

While this doesn’t seem like a big deal, loss of bone will affect your neighboring teeth and also change the appearance of your face. When your teeth shift, it causes a host of problems such as bite misalignment and an increased risk of developing gum disease or tooth decay.

Your Best Replacement Solution

Dental implants are an excellent solution for replacing one or multiple missing teeth because they replace your root, which keeps your jawbone healthy. Replacing your tooth means that shifting will not occur and it will also restore the aesthetics of your smile.

As a long-term solution, dental implants are the best because they have the potential to last for a lifetime. They also look and feel natural so you’ll be able to eat, brush, floss, and smile as you were used to doing before your tooth loss.

Contact Your Dentist to Learn More

Whether you’re facing a wisdom teeth extraction in Sewell, or the loss of a vital tooth, your team at Connolly Aesthetic Family Dentistry can help!

Give us a call to schedule a consultation to learn more about the extraction process and your options for replacing your tooth after your surgery.

About Connolly Aesthetic Family Dentistry

Our knowledgeable and experienced team is comprised of three dentists who have been taking care of patients in Sewell, NJ for nearly 40 years. Dr. Christopher J. Connolly founded the practice and combines his expertise with his associates to offer patients a comprehensive experience.

This means that you will be working with the team you know and trust for all of your dental needs without referrals to other places. Patients love the personalized care and one-on-one attention they receive at Connolly Aesthetic Family Dentistry.

If you would like to contact us, our dentists can be reached through our website or by calling 856-582-0090.

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