What Can Happen If You Don’t Replace Missing Teeth?


You need all of your teeth to enjoy optimal oral health. If you choose not to replace a missing or extracted tooth, several undesirable things can happen.

Some of the most common consequences of tooth loss include bite issues, TMJ problems, jawbone resorption, and low self-confidence. Fortunately, there are several modern treatment options to replace missing teeth and restore your smile. These options include bridgesdental implants, and dentures.

Dr. John Phelps is an experienced prosthodontist who can find the right solution for your needs. Call 317-548-6217 today to schedule your initial consultation. Our office serves patients from Carmel, Noblesville, Indianapolis, and the surrounding areas of Indiana.

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