Dental implants provide both functionality and aesthetical value to the look of a smile. Instead of having to worry about dentures slipping or missing teeth, dental implants allow you to eat and smile without hesitation.
You clean dental implants like you would with regular teeth-brushing your teeth, flossing, and visiting your general dentist for cleanings on a regular basis. No more worrying about denture paste, special cleaning methods, or difficulties eating.
Loss of a front tooth can be a traumatizing experience. Recent advances in dental technology have allowed dentists to restore these missing teeth while leaving adjacent teeth untouched, and allowing the patient to look and feel as if the tooth was never lost. Dental implants used in the front of the mouth are of a narrow diameter and are surgically placed into the patient’s bone where the tooth was lost. The dentist uses custom attachments and a lab fabricated porcelain crown to replace the missing tooth and restore the patient to optimum esthetics.
Back teeth are usually the first teeth in the mouth subject to decay, and sometimes unfortunately the first of the permanent teeth that a patient will lose. This can be due to a number of reasons; most often a cavity that has grown into a large infection that is untreatable or a failing root canal can lead to this outcome. With the latest advent in dental technology, these teeth are now able to be restored without touching the adjacent teeth. A dental implant can be placed surgically into the bone where the tooth was lost. Then, a dentist uses custom attachments and a lab fabricated crown to restore the patient to optimum esthetics and function.
Implanted Supported Dentures:
After the loss of several teeth, many patients end up requiring upper and lower dentures to restore the dentition. One of the biggest complaints for these patients is movement or instability of the denture, especially the lower denture. New technology offers a solution to this problem. By placing several dental implants in the jaw and placing custom attachments in the existing denture, it is possible for the denture to conveniently snap into place providing a secure, sound restorative option for denture wearers.