What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function just like natural teeth. No more need to deal with uncomfortable dentures or bridges. With a tooth implant, a person who has lost a tooth or multiple teeth regains the ability to eat and smile. We also do mini dental implants. We believe in offering both options to our patients. During your consultation both options will be discussed along with which option is better for your individual needs.
Do I Need Dental Implants?
As teeth are lost, it becomes more difficult, over time, to eat and chew food and quality of life is affected. The jaw bone melts away with disuse. You may be surprised to learn that 29% of denture wearers eat only soft or mashed foods and 50% avoid many foods altogether. Replacing teeth as soon as they are lost keeps the mouth in its optimal function so you will, hopefully, never have to mash your food! If you are missing one tooth or all of your teeth, implant dentistry might be right for you.
All On 4 Dental Implants – Get Teeth In A Day
All on 4 is an alternative permanent bridge for patients . It provides exceptional aesthetics and comfort. It is a good solution for patients in need of 4 to 6 teeth implants, depending on the patient’s jaw structure and strength.
All on 4 provides a fixed solution for patients with unrestorable teeth and missing numerous teeth in an arch. Patients get the satisfaction of a fixed bridge and have the confidence of the fixed appliance.
One of the most important part of this procedure is the implants stimulate the bone therefore prevents further bone loss. This procedure gives the possibility for the patient to have an immediate restoration , therefore they don’t have to deal with a loose appliance.
The team at Smile Dental Clinics are experts at the All on 4 dental implant procedure. Find out if its right for you.
Why Replacing Missing Teeth Is Important
Replacement of missing teeth is essential to maintaining the bone in the jaw. Over time, due to lack of use, more and more of the jaw bone disintegrates until it becomes very difficult to place an implant restoration. That is why a tooth should be replaced very soon after it is lost. Dental implants are man-made replacements for natural teeth. The implants are made from titanium, the same metal that hip and other joint replacements are made from. The actual dental implant replaces the root of the missing tooth. It is then used as an anchor to secure the replacement tooth or teeth. Implants allow us to replace missing teeth without harming the healthy natural teeth adjacent to the space. This reduces the future risk of root canals and decay under crowns.