Dental Implants – A Permanent Option for Replacing Teeth
Are you tired of removable tooth replacement options? Have your removable dentures been giving you trouble? If you’re ready to replace your teeth permanently, then dental implants area the best solution to consider. Implant dentistry could be just what you’re looking for to improve your oral health and restore your smile.
What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are false teeth that are placed directly into your jaw bone. They look and function just like natural teeth and can even help maintain healthy jaw bones and gums.
How Are They Placed?
Implants are placed into your jaw bone by making a small incision on the gum tissue. A titanium base is then put into your jaw bone and time is taken for the site to heal. Once the healing process is done, a false tooth or teeth are placed on top of the false metal root.
If you have gum disease or bone loss you’ll need to speak with your oral surgeon about possible periodontal disease treatments or a bone graft. When teeth have been missing for a long period of time it can cause additional issues that will need to be addressed prior to dental implant surgery.
How Can They Help Me?
Single tooth implants, multiple tooth implants or any other type of implant can improve the appearance and function of your smile. They can contribute to healthy gums, jaw bones, and teeth. The dental crowns that are placed on your dental implants will look and function just like natural teeth. They also need to be cared for like natural teeth. Proper dental care such as brushing and flossing daily is just as important for your dental implants as it is, for your natural teeth.
Implant failure is incredibly rare with success rates being as high as 98%. Pain medications are given to those who undergo implant surgery and the healing process is quick and usually uncomplicated. If you have concerns about pricing or anything else, please reach out to us at Parkway Dental and Orthodontics and we’d be happy to help answer your questions!