Tag: missing teeth

Smile Better with an FRC Bridge – Dr. Adyan

Smile Better with an FRC Bridge – Dr. Adyan

Losing a front tooth would be a total nightmare for me. I can’t imagine talking or smiling with other people while they stare at my missing front tooth. This patient also had lost one of his front tooth for a while and had been looking…

Filling the gap with FRC bridge: Dr Nik

Filling the gap with FRC bridge: Dr Nik

This is my latest case of fiber reinforced composite (FRC) bridge. It was done during the recent long school holidays just before Hari Raya celebration. The patient is a teacher who is only free to come for long treatment during school holidays. It was a…

Goodbye Dentures – Dr. Adyan

Goodbye Dentures – Dr. Adyan

On one fine day, a lovely middle-aged lady walked into the clinic for her appointment. She was very soft-spoken and polite; she made everybody felt good that day.

But she had a problem. She wasn’t comfortable with how she talked. And that was why she came to the clinic.

After talking with her, I got to know that she had lost one of her front tooth and was wearing a denture. Although the denture was okay for her, she wanted something fixed to replace her tooth. This was because she found it hard to recite the Quran and to talk to people with a denture in her mouth.

This was her smile when she came:

The missing front tooth. Those ‘buttons’ on the adjacent tooth were composites to compare the teeth shade.

I sat down with her to discuss the multiple options that she had. After much consideration, we opted for a fibre-reinforced composite (FRC) bridge to replace the missing front tooth. It was a good economical solution and we didn’t have to trim the adjacent teeth too.

The tooth shade could be matched better compared to a denture, the shine of the tooth was also much better.

After placing the FRC bridge, we let her see her smile again in the mirror. She was very pleased with how it looked very natural when she smiled. And most importantly, she loved that there was no more denture in her mouth, and she could talk better now!

Look at how nice the tooth fits permanently there. It looks slightly short due to the lower teeth’s position but still maintained the natural look.
Could you even guess which tooth was the bridge if you didn’t know she had a missing tooth?

There are always multiple options to solve any problems that you may have with your teeth and smile. So don’t be shy to make your appointment by calling us today, your new smile is just one dental visit away.

If you’ve got questions to ask, I’d be happy to answer them if you’d email me at adyan@story.drfauziah.com.

See you soon!

Lots of love,

Dr. Adyan

Mind the Gap: Dr Mawarni

Mind the Gap: Dr Mawarni

Soliha is our regular patient. Quiet and shy are two words that I use to describe her. She came for her routine 6-monthly dental check up and scaling. Upon examination, I could see huge gaps at her lower teeth so naturally, I asked, “Have you…

Zetty’s challenge

Zetty’s challenge

Zetty emailed me asking for advice as she had a challenge. She had a missing lateral left incisor and a pegged-shaped right lateral incisor. This meant there were gaps in her smile … To top this, Zetty was studying medicine in Egypt and her family…