Although dental implants are widely accepted as the standard therapeutic approach for replacing missing teeth, there are a number of other options which can also be considered in our treatment planning. These approaches may be specially indicated in compromised cases, such as tooth loss in teenagers.
“We are now able to anticipate potential treatment outcomes before beginning treatment”
Thanks to advances in the field, we are now able to anticipate potential treatment outcomes before beginning treatment. When facing a new case, we should consider all possible routes and outcomes to identify the most suitable approach and achieve the planned clinical result – with or without implants. By knowing all possible approaches and weighing their pros and cons, we can identify the best therapeutic option to give the best results for each individual patient.