When are dental implants used?
Dental implants may be an ideal solution for people who have lost one or more teeth due to tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury. Candidates for implants should be in good general and oral health, as well as have adequate bone in the jaw to support the implant.
What are the benefits?
- They are a long-term fixed solution, providing teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth.
- They are solid and so do not let the attached teeth slip, so there is no discomfort or embarrassment.
- You can clean implants in the same way as you do your natural teeth.
- Implants are strong enough to provide a reliable foundation for chewing.
- They prevent bone loss and maintain the jawbone’s shape and density. This ensures the integrity of the facial structure and facial appearance.
- Implants do not compromise the health of surrounding teeth, unlike traditional options such as bridges.
Implants may not be for everyone. If you have brittle, damaged jaw bones or bone loss and some general health issues, you may find that they are not the best solution for you.
Due to our years of experience and ethical practice, you can rely on us to provide you with clear explanations about your options so that you can make informed decisions that are right for you and your oral health. We will only suggest implants if it is the optimal option for your dental health.