Tooth Replacement

Despite improvements in dental health and care, millions of Americans suffer tooth loss- mostly due to gum disease and extensive tooth decay.  For many years, the only tooth replacement options were partials and dentures.  Today, dental implants are an excellent option for tooth replacement.
 

 

Dental implants replace the tooth’s root.  Dental implants provide a strong foundation for fixed crowns, bridges, or dentures. 

There are many advantages of dental implants, including:

  • Improved appearance. Dental implants look and feel like your natural teeth.  And because they are designed to fuse with bone, they become permanent.

 

  • Improved speech. With poor-fitting movable dentures, the teeth can slip within the mouth causing one to mumble or slur words. Since dental implants are fused to the jaw bone they allow for proper speaking.

 

  • Improved comfort. Because they become part of you, implants eliminate the discomfort of removable dentures.

 

  • Easier eating. Sliding dentures can make chewing difficult.  Dental implants function like your own natural teeth, allowing you to eat your favorite food with confidence and without pain or worry.

  • Improved self-esteem. Dental implants can give you back your smile and build self confidence.

  • Improved oral health. Because neighboring teeth are not altered to support the implant, more of your natural teeth are left intact, improving your long-term oral health.

  • Durability. Implants are made of titanium metal. With good care, most dental implants will last a lifetime.

  • Convenience. Dental implants eliminate the embarrassing inconvenience of removing your dentures, as well as the need for messy adhesives used to keep dentures in place.