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Dental Implants to Maintain Intercostal Space and Replace Missing Teeth


Losing a tooth can lead to migration of the surrounding teeth and changes in the intercostal space. Dental implants can be used to maintain this space and replace missing teeth, especially in cases where the surrounding teeth are healthy and free of periodontal disease.

The size and placement of the dental implant should match the natural teeth as closely as possible, and radiographic examination is necessary to evaluate the quality and quantity of bone available for the implant. Orthodontic treatment may be needed in some cases to create sufficient space for the dental implant. It is important to consider the potential limitations and time required for the treatment in order to ensure the best long-term outcome.

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