Reasons to think about Dental Implants

When the root and the tooth are compromised, the very best fix are dental implants with the use of a ceramic crown.  This process will give you the most natural look and functionality. It’s important to keep the natural root structure so it keeps your face from shrinking causing an illusion of aging. The parts are fitted and secured. The implant will be structurally sound and most importantly, comfortable. Typically, dental implants will last forever and continue to look and feel like your real teeth.

Exactly What is a Dental Implant?

A Dental Implant can be described as a little titanium screw that basically replaces the original root portion of the original tooth. Dental Implants are used for both the top and bottom of the jaw. Titanium is biocompatible which means it fuses naturally to the bone which gives it the security and stability it needs to last. The dental implant process can be used for missing single teeth or the whole mouth. Most dental implant patients are those who already have conventional dentures who are looking for a much more permanent and comfortable fix.

Dental Implant Procedures

Dental Implants are usually performed by a periodontist or an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Between the periodontist and general dentist, post will be implanted and designed to fit the patients all in the same office.

X-Rays will determine whether or not the jaw bone is able to hold the titanium post. It’s then when molds for the mouth are made with soft, pliable plastic compounds. The molds will indicate where the gaps are located and provide the best measurements for the implants. Dental Implant surgery usually requires one procedure with the use of a local anesthetic and sedative.

What Can I Expect From Getting Dental Implants?

The purpose behind getting dental implant is it gives the patient the next best thing to real, natural teeth. Replacement dental implants look, feel and function like real teeth. So, basically you can drink and eat whatever you want. Also, people who have been embarrassed and worried about their teeth in the past, dental implants with surely give them back their confidence and self esteem.

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