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Tooth replacement therapy comes in many forms. If you need to replace a lost or missing tooth, dental implants, dentures, and dental bridges are all effective treatments to restore your facial structure and fill in gaps left behind by missing teeth. Listed below are common questions about tooth replacement therapy:

True or False: Dentures are directly attached to nearby and neighboring teeth and implants?
a.) True
b.) False

Lost or missing teeth can be caused by which of the following?
a.) Blunt trauma via an oral injury
b.) Tooth decay
c.) Gum disease
d.) All of the above

True or False: Dental implants can last a lifetime.
a.) True
b.) False

Tooth replacement therapies are used for which of the following?
a.) To naturally whiten your permanent teeth
b.) Plaque removal
c.) To combat the effects of bad breath and dry mouth
d.) To replace missing or lost teeth

Answer Key: b, d, a, d

No matter which option for your tooth replacement care you choose between dental implants, dental bridges, or dentures, Dr. John P. Blake and our team at John Blake, DDS, PC will ensure that you get the care and quality your smile requires. If you would like to come visit us at our dentist office in Lake Orion, Michigan, please schedule an appointment at 248.693.5800. Come in today to learn all about the joys of a tooth replacement!