"Can You Save My Front Teeth and JUST Replace My Back Teeth With Implants?” Advanced #periodontal
disease can cause the teeth to move, lose gum, expose the roots, crowding of the teeth and esthetic problems.
In this case:
The patient did suffer from the periodontal disease in the past. All the back teeth were acutely infected, had severe mobility, pain when chewing and #abscesses
. However, the condition was under control, the back teeth were removed, and the patient wanted to keep her look by keeping her teeth. The patient is aware that these #teeth
are not in the best conditions and can cause pain and require removal in the future.
1. Periodontal disease was treated
2. Back teeth removed
3. Bone graft was done to restore the bone lost
4. Two Implant placed in each side to fabricate an #implant
5. Final restorations made
6. The front teeth were maintained with proper oral care
Recommendation: Do not wait for the Periodontal disease destroy your bone and gum or when the teeth are loose and hurting. It is very challenging regenerating bone with bone grafts once the bone is gone. However, if the treatment is adequately executed, and the patient cooperates, the result can be outstanding, as in this case.
The front teeth have mobility, but the patient loves having her natural look. Plus there is a history of periodontal disease.
We had all the back teeth were removed due to infection and implant placed. There is an implant supported bridge on each side of the mouth.
Now the patient has an excellent #hygiene
today and is hoping to keep her front teeth for as long as she can. .