Replacing Missing Teeth

Missing teeth can cause a drop in your confidence. Our Monroe dental office wants to help restore your confidence by finding the right tooth replacement option for your smile. Dr. Leonard Hess provides cutting edge, advanced dental treatment for patients dealing with complex dental issues. Dr. Hess takes the time to listen to your dental concerns and provides individualized dental care to each patient. We believe that each patient’s smile is unique and that they should receive treatment to match. Dr. Hess offers a full range of tooth replacement options for patients who are missing teeth.

Tooth Replacement Options in Monroe, NC

During your consultation, Dr. Hess will examine your mouth, teeth, gums, and jawbone structure to determine which tooth replacement options will give the most natural looking, functional results. We offer a full range of replacement options so that patients can receive the right one for their smile. Our aim with tooth replacement is to provide patients with a stable, long-lasting and functional tooth replacement option.

What we offer:

  • Dental Implants:  Dental implants can replace one or more missing teeth. Dental implants are one of the most stable, natural-looking tooth replacement options. Most dentist recommends dental implants because of their high patient success rate. Dental implants are small titanium post that is surgically implanted into the jawbone. Once the dental implants have integrated into the jawbone. Dr. Hess can attach a dental crown, bridge, or denture as your final restoration. Receiving dental implants will require multiple visits to our Monroe dental office.
  • Dentures: Dentures can be a fixed or removable appliance that is used to replace the bottom and top arch of teeth. Full dentures replace all missing teeth, and partial dentures replace either the top or bottom row of teeth. If you have an adequate amount of healthy bone structure, Dr. Hess can secure your dentures with the use of dental implants. Receiving dental implants will require multiple visits to our Monroe dental office.
  • Dental Bridge: Dental bridges are used to bridge the gap between teeth. Dental bridges rely on neighboring teeth for support. A dental bridge is made up of two dental crowns and a pontic. Dental bridges can be secured using dental implants. Receiving a dental bridge may require multiple visits to our Monroe dental office.

Schedule an Appointment

When you are missing teeth, it is important to find a tooth replacement option as soon as possible to avoid more complex dental problems. Dr. Hess will work with you to develop the right treatment plan for your smile. Our goal is to help you achieve a beautiful, functional smile. Patients can feel free to schedule an appointment online or call us today.