Your Child’s Tooth-Replacement Options

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If your child is missing a permanent tooth, whether it’s because of a hard fall, blow to the face, or other accident, you need to bring your child into Pipestone Dental Center as soon as possible. Your child’s permanent teeth are very important, and it’s vital to replace their missing tooth quickly. Our dentist, Dr. Mark T. Morgan, is happy to help your child and their smile with one of many dental treatments.

The first treatment is orthodontics. This treatment puts pressure on the surrounding teeth and brings them closer together. Eventually, this closes the gap and gives your child a complete smile. They will have one less tooth their whole life, but they shouldn’t notice any problems with it.

The second treatment is a dental implant. A dental implant is a strong dental restoration that can replace your child’s missing tooth and its roots. This is because it’s implanted into the jawbone. Because of this characteristic, your child can have a reliable and permanent replacement tooth that offers natural-looking and natural-feeling results. However, this is only a viable treatment option if your child’s mouth is done growing.

The third treatment is a removable denture. This restoration is a replacement tooth that clasps onto the remaining natural teeth. It can be removed at any time, and it helps your child have a complete, functional, and natural-looking smile.

Do you have questions about your child’s tooth-replacement options in Pipestone, Minnesota? If so, please call our office at 507-825-5403 at your earliest convenience. When you reach out to our dental team, we will be more than happy to help you!