Unwillingness to smile, loss of self-confidence and avoiding public gatherings are some of the measures people knowingly or unknowingly adopt to hide their missing teeth. So what is the best replacement for a missing tooth? The three best options are: Dental implants. Dental implants & Dental implants. Yes. Without doubt dental implants are the best choice. Removable dentures are just too much of a hassle, don’t provide enough chewing forces and pop out on the slightest of pressures. Bridges are the other fixed alternative to dental implants but you have to sacrifice the vitality of the adjacent teeth to place a bridge. Dental implants don’t have those disadvantages with regards to removable dentures and bridges. Infact dental implants produce the closest chewing forces when compared to natural teeth.