When patients come to us with a missing tooth, we often place a dental implant to address their tooth loss and rebuild their smiles. The process of placing one is very different from that of a dental bridge or a denture. What should you expect from the dental implant placement process?
Month: October 2017
Dental implants are different from bridges and dentures. Instead of relying on crowns or natural suctions to remain in place, they are inserted into the jawbone and act like natural tooth roots. However, not everyone will be a viable candidate for placement. Do you qualify for dental implants?
We can use implant dentistry to help patients enjoy healthy and full smiles once again. However, despite the strength and durability of dental implants, they are still susceptible to oral health concerns. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how untreated gum disease can potentially jeopardize your dental implants.
Dental implants are a unique form of tooth replacement, acting as new tooth roots, lasting for decades, and having a completely natural appearance. However, like natural teeth, they are susceptible to oral health issues, such as gum disease. What can you do to maintain your new implants and safeguard the health of your smile?