Missing teeth can cause difficulty speaking and eating, as well as affect your confidence. Dental implants are an effective option for replacing missing teeth. Let us help you understand what tooth replacement options are available.
Acidic food and beverages, poor oral hygiene and irregular visit to the dentist can lead to gum disease and tooth decay, causing teeth loss.
Facial and oral injuries from accidents can damage teeth to the extant of extraction.
Tooth loss is also prevalent for older people due to their age and genetics.
A temporary option that can be removed easily. It is suitable for patients who need to replace a few missing teeth.
A permanent replacement for missing teeth using a false tooth (pontic) held in place by being attached to healthy teeth on either side of the gap.
A permanent option that replaces the root of the missing tooth with an artificial root, which anchoring a prosthetic tooth into the jaw bone.
Dental implants provide a lifetime solution making it highly convenient and cost-effective in the long run.
Dental implants help maintain your facial structure by not allowing the jawbone to deteriorate.
With dental implants, speech is restored to its full capability providing a natural feel and allowing patients the freedom to speak without worry.
Dental implants can only be done on a healthy jaw bone with healthy gums.
Diabetics, smokers, and alcoholics have less chance of dental implant success.
A dense jawbone is required for the implant to be held securely, if the jawbone is not strong enough, a bone graft can help restore that.
Dental implants are customized to match the color and shape of your natural teeth.
Dental implants are stronger and last longer than other tooth replacement options.
Dental implants are permanent, once placed and require no extra care, and makes it more comfortable to smile and laugh again.
After the procedure, aftercare is important to keep your dental implant healthy and long-lasting.
Costs vary based on the number of implants needed and other factors, such as bone grafting.
Many dental insurance plans do not cover implants due to its classification as a cosmetic procedure. However, some plans may cover it partially or in full.