Welcome to Central Illinois Smiles in Decatur and Taylorville, Illinois, the dental practice of Dr. Amanda Lewis and Dr. Greg Haarman. Our practice offers comprehensive family and cosmetic dentistry for our patients in the Central Illinois area. For our patients who have missing teeth, we are pleased to offer restorative dentistry, including bridges, crowns, dentures and partials.
Teeth can be lost due to tooth decay and gum disease, injury or trauma, smoking, and age. There are various ways our dentists can replace missing teeth, so that you can smile with confidence again.
–Dental Implants: These are the most natural-looking replacements for lost teeth. They are stable, last longer than other options, and keep the jawbone under the missing tooth stable so that it doesn’t deteriorate, maintaining facial structure.
–Dental Bridge: Tooth-supported bridges are designed to damage healthy teeth because they are ground to allow adding a bridge across the teeth that will then hold the crown.
–Partial Dentures: A partial denture is used if you are missing multiple teeth but have remaining natural teeth. A partial denture often includes a thin framework or clasps that attach to the natural teeth for a secure fit.
–Complete Denture: A complete denture is used to replace all of the teeth in a full dental arch. We may suggest a complete denture to replace all of the teeth in both arches or just one, depending on your individual needs. Our dentists may suggest using a denture adhesive for improved stability.
At Central Illinois Smiles, Dr. Lewis and Dr. Haarman are pleased to help our patients in Decatur and Taylorville, Illinois, replace missing teeth. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call our team at 217.877.1742 today. We will have you smiling again with confidence in no time!