General Dentistry, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, Hudson Valley, New York 12603

Tooth replacement

Implant (not visible) with white zirconium abutment

arrow_up Implant (not visible) with white zirconium abutment

Implant restored with zirconium crown

arrow_up Implant restored with zirconium crown

Missing teeth cause many problems including movement of adjacent teeth, difficulty speaking and eating, and low self-esteem. If you are missing one or more teeth, Dr. Maron is able to provide durable, attractive replacement teeth to rejuvenate your smile and increase your chewing function. He custom designs a replacement using one of these options:

  • Implants—This treatment option involves surgically anchoring a titanium screw in the jawbone and building a replacement tooth on top of the screw. Implants are very successful as long as enough bone is available, and you are not a smoker.

    We place mini implants to anchor dentures and replace missing teeth. Patients prefer snapping a denture on mini implants to using messy denture paste. Also, mini implants are half the price of standard implants and less painful, and heal faster with no sutures. They do not require the additional cost and surgery of bone grafts; and you leave the office with temporary crowns on mini implants the same day as the surgery, so you do not need to wear a removable appliance for 4-6 months. For more information, see our FAQs on mini implants.
  • Bridges—This treatment option consists of a prosthetic tooth (or teeth) that attaches to crowns on the adjacent teeth. Like an implant, a bridge is not removable; however, unlike an implant, which stands alone, a bridge depends on adjacent teeth to secure it.
  • Full dentures—This custom-fitted removable appliance replaces all of the upper or lower teeth and consists of false teeth mounted in a plastic gum-colored base. The full denture relies on the coordination of your muscles for retention. Another option is to use several implants to retain the denture.
  • Partial dentures—This custom-fitted removable appliance replaces a few missing teeth and consists of multiple teeth on a gum-colored base. Usually the appliance attaches to the mouth with metal clasps or brackets.

Photo gallery

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Affordable dentistry

We have financial plans to make your treatment affordable.

 
 
 
 
 

Did you know?

Dr. Maron e-mails photos of your teeth to the lab, ensuring an accurate color selection.

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