Dental implants are the most life like replacements for missing teeth possible and have improved the quality of life of numerous patients. As well as having a cosmetic impact – missing teeth can also reduce the ability to chew and can cause drifting of the remaining teeth which can lead to bite problems, food trapping, and tooth decay.
An implant involves one or more titanium tooth roots inserted into the jaw in the space of the missing tooth or teeth, followed by a natural looking and feeling crown or bridge being fixed over the top. Dental implants can also be used to stabilize a loose denture and can even make it possible to give you a completely new set of fixed teeth in one day with the all-on-four system.
Prevention Is Best
Even with excellent home oral hygiene, you can’t clean your teeth as well as a professional hygienist. By seeing a hygienist regularly, you’ll keep your teeth and gums healthy and help prevent tooth decay.
Love Your Smile
If your teeth are a little worse for wear – broken or weak from acid, too many fillings, or from grinding – it can impact your smile, the way you talk or eat and certainly your confidence.
You only have one set of teeth – keeping them working well and looking good takes careful, ongoing work. Of course, the best cure is prevention.