What is a dental implant?
A dental implant is a screw that acts as an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw bone to support a replacement tooth, bridge, or denture. Dental implants are an ideal option for people in good general oral health who have lost a tooth (teeth) due to periodontal (gum) disease, a cracked tooth, severe dental decay, an injury, or some other reason.
- Replace one or more teeth without affecting neighboring teeth.
- Support a bridge and eliminate the need for removable partial dentures.
- Provide support for a denture, making it more secure and comfortable.
- Look and feel like your own teeth!
- Integrate into the structure of your bone
- Prevent the bone loss and gum recession that often accompanies bridgework and dentures.
- Doesn’t sacrifice the quality of your adjacent teeth.
- Will allow you to once again speak and eat with comfort and confidence!
- Are secure and offer freedom from the clicks and wobbles of dentures.
- Allow you to say goodbye to worries about misplaced dentures and messy pastes and glues.
- Success rate is highly predictable.
- Are considered the optimal option for tooth replacement.
Do dental implants look like real teeth?
Yes! The way that you feel about your smile affects how you feel about yourself, both personally and professionally. Perhaps you hide your smile because of spaces from missing teeth. Maybe your dentures don’t feel secure. Perhaps you have difficulty chewing. If you are missing one or more teeth and would like to smile, speak and eat again with comfort and confidence, there is good news! Dental implants are teeth that look and feel just like your own!