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Dental Implants
Dental Implants

What are Dental Implants?                   
Dental implants are metallic cylinders, which are placed into the jawbone where original teeth once existed. These root like cylinders are used to secure a replacement tooth in place when a tooth is missing. Dental implants can also be used to secure teeth in place that are loose by being placed alongside these loose teeth and anchoring to them with splinted crowns. This will allow the loose teeth to function better and last longer in the mouth.
Why Do People Need Dental Implants?
People lose one or more teeth for a wide variety of reasons,which includes infection, gum disease, accident or injury. When your natural teeth are removed, many problems can occur. The remaining teeth can shift, rotate or become crooked and twisted. An improper bite will develop, making it very difficult for you to chew your food properly. Spaces and gaps between teeth may cause embarrassment, problems with speech, and lack of self-esteem.
Dental implants, when properly placed, can restore missing teeth, thereby eliminating these potential problems. People who have teeth replaced with dental implants report better ability to chew food and eat properly, renewed confidence while speaking, and better self-esteem.

Here Is How Dental Implants Work?
Dental implants replace the form and function of missing teeth. They support replacement teeth in virtually the same way that your natural tooth root supports your natural teeth.
Various replacement options are possible:
Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth, so that grinding down or altering adjacent teeth is no longer necessary

  • Dental implants can be used as anchors to support a fixed bridge.
  • Dental implants can support loose teeth by being splinted to them.
Dental implants can support replacement teeth for an entirely toothless jaw.
Dental implants can provide stability for a complete denture, thereby eliminating unsightly moving and clicking associated with dentures.

Dental Implants are actually an amazing procedure, actually giving you a second chance for your teeth!