Protective Features of Fixed Prosthodontics
A new study in the Journal of Prosthodontic Research reveals that fixed prosthodontics like those provided by Dr. Sedaros provide protection for existing healthy teeth. That’s why Dr. Sedaros is your Melbourne FL dental implant specialist!
Over a ten-year period, healthy teeth near gaps caused by missing or damaged teeth had a better survival rate if those gaps were filled by fixed prosthodontics like dental implants. With fixed implants, 40% of healthy teeth survived after ten years versus only 24% of teeth adjacent to gaps when a removable device like a denture was in place.
Dr. Sedaros can protect your teeth by choosing the right prosthodontics for your situation. During your consultation, he will consider your concerns and help you develop a plan for the right oral surgery or prosthodontic technique for your smile and your lifestyle. With Dr. Sedaros, you can protect your remaining healthy teeth and enjoy a healthy smile with no worries!
Yamazaki et. al., A retrospective comparative ten-year study of cumulative survival rates of remaining teeth in large edentulism treated with implant-supported fixed partial dentures or removable partial dentures, Journal of Prosthodontic Research, Volume 57, Issue 3, July 2013, Pages 156-161.