If you have a tooth that may be too rotten to mend again, it’s time to opt for dental implants
instead of other solutions. They can also be used to replace missing teeth. They prevent
deformation of your jaw structure when a tooth is lost, let you chew easily again boost your
confidence to smile with an open mouth. But these are not all the advantages of dental implants.
When you lose a tooth for whatever reason, a series of changes start to take place in your
mouth that could lead to serious disfigurement of your jaw and teeth. The gum is exposed to
more bacteria, and your gums may develop infection over time. Your jawbone also shrinks a bit
because of the pressure. Following this shrinking, the integrity of the neighboring teeth is
weakened, and over a longer period of time, your face muscles may lose their previous form.
That is why dentures get more difficult to use over longer periods of tooth loss.
Who are candidates for Dental Implants?
Until not so long ago, people with significant damage to their jaw bone and muscle tissue were
not suitable for implants. But with the advancement in implant technology and bone
reconstruction surgeries, anyone can have dental implants.
Dental implants promote jawbone integrity
Preventing bone and muscle atrophy in a patient’s jaw is one of the main reasons to get dental
implants. The cavity created by the lost tooth can cause degradation in gums and bones. You
can count on dental implants and the titanium alloy used to fuse the implant to your jaw to
prevent this sunken look from appearing on your face. They will replace the natural tooth and
preserve the muscle and bone structure of your skull.
Permanent solution without risk of tooth decay
Nothing lasts forever, but implants can last longer than normal teeth and you can always
replace them in the future. However, you should still beware of your gums’ health, since they
hold the implants in place.
Dental implants will ideally last a lifetime. Since it is made of titanium and fused to the jawbone
it is considerably more durable than your teeth. This metal is also compatible with your
biological tissue. As far as replacements go, a dental implant is a pretty good option.
Dental implants are cost-effective
Dental implants may seem a bit more expensive compared to other solutions, but considering
their durability and the advantages that they hold over other options, the cost is one and done.
With other solutions, you have to replace your dentures at least every 10 years, but dental
implants can potentially last a lifetime. After a successful implant process, you can have an
easier job maintaining your dental hygiene.
Dental Implants Are Easily Cleaned
No extra measures are required to maintain the integrity of your dental implants. As we
explained, your usual dental hygiene routine is enough to keep your implants clean and
functional. Although some people believe that dental implants do not require brushing because
they are inorganic, that could lead to serious oral health issues and infections. They can still
host all the bacteria that could rest on your normal teeth and cause diseases.
Boost confidence and self-esteem
The best part about dental implants is that you can hardly tell them from a real tooth. Missing
teeth can be a burden on one’s confidence, especially with the superficial nature of the world
we live in today. Once you can let go of all the fear from exposing your decayed tooth, you can
easily smile wide and run wild in nature. Although this isn’t the real benefit of installing dental
implants. The functional freedom that they provide after experiencing tooth loss is one of the
best sensations that the patients have described after replacing their lost tooth with dental
implants. The impact on your diet and appetite is also a positive aspect of getting the new implants.
What you can expect from the treatment
The first thing that the dentist will do when you visit for consultation is test your teeth to see
if you are a viable candidate. You cannot have an active infection or a fractured jawbone for
dental implant procedures.
Then during surgery, the titanium base is put into your gums and attached to your jawbone,
where it will rest until it fuses with your jaw. Once the integration process is complete, the
dentist will install a bridge design and manufacture the crown to install it.
These are not the only services we provide, with a team of professional and experienced
dentists, we offer a variety of dental health solutions such as invisible braces, polishing, etc.
contact us today to find out about our prices, policies, and experience.