When several teeth are missing it is important to close the remaining gap to prevent bone loss and the movement of the remaining teeth. The number of implants required to replace several missing teeth will depend on the location within the mouth, the quality of bone and the chewing forces they will be exposed to. However it is often not necessary to place a dental implant for each missing tooth. For example 2 implants can be used to support a three or four tooth Implant BridgeThe advantage of an implant bridge over conventional dental bridges is that the remaining teeth do not have to be cut.
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