Exploring Teeth Replacement Options: A Guide to Your Perfect Smile

Dear Patients, this is Dr. Cristina Dumitrache,

Losing a tooth, whether due to injury, decay, or aging, can be a distressing experience. The good news is that there are several teeth replacement options available to restore your smile and oral health. Let’s explore these alternatives to help you make an informed decision.

1. Dental Implants: Widely regarded as the gold standard in teeth replacement, dental implants offer a permanent and natural-looking solution. An implant consists of a titanium post that is surgically anchored to the jawbone, providing a stable foundation for a custom-made crown.

2. Dental Bridges: A bridge, also known as a fixed partial denture, is used to fill a gap between two healthy teeth. This prosthetic device consists of one or more artificial teeth, supported by adjacent natural teeth. Bridges offer an effective solution for replacing one or more missing teeth.

3. Dentures: Dentures come in two types, complete and partial, to replace multiple missing teeth. They are removable and can be a cost-effective solution, providing aesthetic and functional benefits.

4. Removable Partial Dentures: For those with multiple missing teeth who prefer a removable option, partial dentures can be an excellent choice. They consist of artificial teeth attached to a removable base.

5. All-on-4 Implants: This innovative technique involves implanting four posts to support an entire arch of artificial teeth. All-on-4 offers a fixed solution for those missing all their teeth on the upper or lower jaw.


Each teeth replacement option has its own set of advantages and considerations. It is important to consult with a dental professional like Dr. Cristina, who can assess your specific needs, budget, and lifestyle to determine the best choice for your individual circumstances. Regardless of which option you select, the result is a beautifully restored smile and improved oral function, boosting your confidence and overall quality of life.


To all our patients in Surrey Hills, Mont Albert, Mont Albert North, Balwyn, North Balwyn, Canterbury, Box Hill, Box Hill South, Box Hill North, Camberwell, Hawthorn and surrounding areas.