Why should I replace a missing tooth?

Replacing a missing tooth is essential not only for aesthetic reasons but also for maintaining proper oral function and preventing potential dental issues. There are several effective options for replacing a missing tooth, and the choice depends on various factors such as your oral health, preferences, and budget. Here are common options:

Dental Implants

Dental implants are a popular and permanent solution for replacing missing teeth. They involve placing a titanium implant into the jawbone, which acts as an artificial tooth root. A crown is then attached to the implant.


Provides a natural-looking and functioning replacement.

Preserves jawbone health by stimulating bone growth.

Long-lasting and durable.

Dental Bridges

A dental bridge consists of one or more artificial teeth (pontics) anchored to adjacent natural teeth or dental implants. It bridges the gap created by the missing tooth.


Restores aesthetics and chewing function.

Non-invasive for adjacent teeth if supported by implants.

More affordable than implants.

Removable Dentures

Removable dentures are prosthetic devices that replace missing teeth and can be taken out for cleaning. They can be full dentures (replacing all teeth) or partial dentures (replacing one or more teeth).


More affordable than implants or bridges.

Restores smile and chewing function.

Removable for easy cleaning.

Resin-Bonded Bridge (Maryland Bridge)

This type of bridge is bonded to the back of adjacent teeth using metal or porcelain wings. It is a conservative option for replacing a single missing tooth.


Minimal alteration of adjacent teeth.

Suitable for specific cases where the adjacent teeth are strong and healthy.

Orthodontic Treatment

In some cases, orthodontic treatment may be recommended to close gaps left by missing teeth. This involves moving adjacent teeth into the space.


Addresses overall tooth alignment.

Can be a conservative option if adjacent teeth are in good condition.

When deciding on the best option for replacing a missing tooth, it's crucial to consult with your dentist. They will consider factors such as the health of surrounding teeth, bone density, and your overall oral health to recommend the most suitable solution for your specific needs and preferences.

How to Book Your Dental Crown and Bridge Treatment:

Booking your dental crown and bridge treatment at Great Hampton dental is easy and convenient. Simply follow these steps:

Contact Us

Reach out to our friendly staff via phone or our online contact form to schedule your initial consultation.

Comprehensive Consulation

During your consultation, our skilled dentist will assess your oral health, discuss your treatment options, and address any concerns you may have.

Personalised Treatment Plan

Based on your unique needs, we'll create a personalised treatment plan outlining the recommended procedures, timeline, and cost.

Schedule Your Appointments

Once you're ready to proceed, we'll work with you to schedule the necessary appointments for your dental crown and bridge treatment.

Embark on your journey to a revitalised smile with confidence at Great Hampton Dental. We look forward to providing you with exceptional care and helping you achieve optimal oral health.