My name is Gloria Smothers and if you have a tooth that's missing, you should read my blog to learn about the various options that a dentist will recommend. Many individuals opt for a bridge and this is an application the dentist will make that attaches to the teeth beside the opening. Another option is to have a dental implant inserted into the space. This is a permanent solution and it requires a surgical procedure. If you have several missing teeth, you might want to consider a partial denture. I talked to my dentist and learned a ton of information about my options when I had to replace a missing tooth. I believe that with my extensive research, I was able to make the best choice. I hope this information will also help you to decide which option you want to take to replace your missing tooth.