On March 2nd, 2013, posted in: Dental News, Latest News by 0 Comment

Dental Implants: The Natural Alternative

Everyone deserves a beautiful smile, which requires great oral health care. Many adults have lost a permanent tooth due to trauma, advanced gum disease, or severe tooth decay. If you have any missing or broken teeth, teeth implants may be a great alternative for you.

Click here to watch this video and see,  “What exactly is a dental implant?”

A dental implant consists of a metallic post that is anchored directly to the jaw bone to hold a crown or bridge in place. In most cases, titanium dental implants are utilized because of its compatibility to bond with the jaw bone. A major advantage of dental implants is that they are permanent and secure so they do not affect neighboring teeth for stabilization.

Are dental implants the right fit for me?

In order to be eligible to receive a dental implant, it’s important to have healthy gums and adequate bone structure to support the placement of a dental implant. By maintaining consist teeth cleanings, even patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes are typically successful candidates for dental implants.  With the latest advancements in dentistry, individuals who are currently wearing a removable denture or partial can now opt for a more long-term replacement. Dental implants are a permanent fixture that is solidly held in place unlike a removable denture or partial. In fact, removable dentures and partial bridges have the potential to slip or make a clicking sound while talking or eating. More importantly, dentures may cause bone loss to areas where a tooth or teeth are missing. Due to recurrent decay, gum disease, and other contributing factors, dentures and partial bridges ought to be replaced every 10 to 15 years.

With dental implants, you can have an improved quality of life with a natural, healthy smile. It’s safe to say, you’ll not only look better, but you’ll feel better and ultimately live better.


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