Whether you’ve lost teeth due to tooth decay, gingivitis, or injury, dental implants are a great option. A dental implant is a small, titanium shaft that acts as a replacement tooth. Because the implant is surgically implanted into the bone socket of the missing tooth, the jawbone grows around the implant, …show more content…
Poor-fitting dentures often move around in the mouth, causing you to stumble over your words or experience difficulty chewing. Because dental implants are just like your natural teeth, you’ll experience improved speech and an easier time eating.
They Make Your Mouth Healthier: Tooth-supported bridges require the dentist to modify healthy teeth on one or both sides of the missing tooth or teeth to support the bridge. Dental implants don’t affect healthy, surrounding teeth. Because your teeth are left intact, you’ll experience improved oral health.
Dental implants have a success rate of up to 98%. The best candidates for implants not only have healthy gums and enough bone to hold the implant but are also committed to good oral hygiene and regular dental visits. If you are considering implants, talk to the dentists at Family & Implant Dentistry about whether dental implants are right for you.
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