Tooth loss can occur for a multitude of reasons: trauma, dental disease, congenital absence, as well as mechanical failure. Those suffering from tooth loss understand how uncomfortable it can be at times.
Dental implants are the new standard of care for tooth replacement. Implants are designed to join with existing healthy bone and provide long-term support for crowns and dentures. Additionally, implants feature the look and feel of natural teeth that are designed to last!
The Importance of Tooth Replacement
Missing teeth can affect the overall health of your mouth and how the rest of your teeth fit together. When a tooth is missing, the remaining teeth that surround the space can shift or migrate into the empty space causing an improper bite.
Avoiding replacement can cause remaining teeth to become loose, resulting in gum problems and even headaches due to changed biting forces. When a tooth is lost, the supporting bone collapses and continues to degrade, which results in lost support for other teeth as well as other long-term complications related to bone loss.
Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?
Dental implants are able to be placed in most adults. Certain medical conditions may decrease the effectiveness of implants, so be sure to discuss your full medical history with a Gentle Dentistry doctor.
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