The loss of one or more teeth can cause problems that are difficult to imagine before hand. Did you know losing your natural teeth produces a narrowing of the jawbone, causing a premature aging of the face?
Dental implants are an excellent solution when it comes to replacing missing teeth as well as for those with full or partial dentures. Made from biocompatible materials, dental implants are artificial replacements that resemble real teeth.
A dental implant is an artificial tooth root made of metal (titanium) that is inserted into the jaw, replacing the root of a natural tooth. An artificial tooth is then secured to the implant, which acts as a base holding the tooth in place. The implant can then also serve as an anchor for bridges and removable dentures.
Dental implants have a number of advantages:
Placing dental implants involves a careful procedure that may seem like an investment, but when possible is one of the best solutions for one or more missing teeth. To learn more or to make an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact us!