Dental Implants to Restore Your Smile
Dental implants are a great way to replace your missing teeth. For years, the only options for missing teeth were dentures and bridges. Dental implants are strong and durable artificial roots with natural-looking teeth (usually titanium) surgically placed into the upper or lower jawbone. A dental implant can restore your smile.
Types of Implants
S Single missing tooth implant: when both the tooth and root are damaged on a single tooth, the best permanent replacement is a single dental implant in conjunction with a ceramic crown.
· Multiple missing tooth implants: when replacing a few teeth in the far back of the mouth, a fixed bridge anchored to dental implants is the only fixed alternative.
· All teeth missing implants: when all teeth are missing, a full jaw with dental implants and a fixed bridge is added that results in a permanent, stable and high esthetic solution.
· All-On-4® Implants: this relatively new technique uses fewer implants than earlier types. The new implants are situated at mechanical inclinations that maximize support. This means a less invasive process, which would mean less expense.
Improved Speech, Comfort, and Eating
Poor-fitting dentures can slip in your mouth, causing impaired speech. Implants eliminate the pain and discomfort of removable dentures and improve your speech. Additionally, sliding dentures can make eating and chewing difficult and even painful. Dental implants function like your own teeth, which allow you to eat your favorite foods without pain.
Improved Self-esteem and Oral Health
Dental implants can give you back your smile and help you feel better about yourself. A healthy smile can boost your overall confidence, making you more comfortable in public situations – especially when eating or speaking. Implants improve oral hygiene by allowing easier access between teeth. Implants can also resolve bite problems caused by missing tooth space. Dental implants can eliminate the embarrassing inconvenience of messy denture removal and adhesives. Implants, with good care, may last a lifetime. They are durable and more convenient than traditional dentures.
Without the root structure of a natural tooth present, the jawbone can shrink, which can make your face appear older than it is. Anyone who is missing their teeth as a result of disease, injury, or simple tooth decay should consider how dental implants can be beneficial.
Dental implants are stable and comfortable with no loose parts. Generally speaking, people who are in good enough health for a tooth extraction are well enough to have a dental implant procedure. Contact us today to discover if you are a candidate for dental implants. After an evaluation of your health and dental history, we can guide you to a thoughtful decision. At Solace Oral Surgery, we are happy to answer any questions. Contact us today.