Our teeth were made to last us our entire lifetime. From the moment our permanent teeth come in, they are meant to stay with us for good. However, this is not always the case; sometimes, we tend to lose our permanent teeth due to circumstances.
This is never a wonderful experience for anyone. Losing teeth feels like you are parting with an aspect of yourself. As awful as tooth loss is, it is sometimes unavoidable and necessary.
Dental conditions such as periodontal diseases, infections, and tooth decay can all result in unavoidable tooth loss, particularly if the tooth in question cannot be salvaged by any other means.
Apart from this, tooth loss is also linked to trauma or injuries. Having missing teeth can lead to other complications such as jawbone deterioration, facial structure changes, and speech impairment.
The good thing is that you do not have to live with missing teeth; there are several tooth replacement options available to help rejuvenate your smile. One of the remarkable options we offer our patients is teeth implants.
Let’s find out more about teeth implants before discovering what makes them an excellent teeth replacement option.
Dental implants are also referred to as a root replacement option. This is because, ideally, the dental implant will be surgically inserted into your jawbone by our tooth implant doctor to mimic the root of your missing tooth.
The bit that is surgically inserted into your jawbone is made of titanium, a biocompatible material that fuses with your jawbone to form a strong anchor system for the tooth replacement.
Tooth implants are made of three parts, which include:
This is the titanium bit or post, which is surgically inserted by our tooth implant doctor into your jawbone to root for the tooth replacement. This section is designed as a screw and is firmly screwed into place to support your new dental implant.
This section acts as a link between the implant and your preferred tooth replacement.
This is the crowning section of the implant. It is screwed on the abutment and will be the visible section of the implant. There are various choices available, and these may include a crown, denture, or bridge.
This is how the tooth implant process will be like in a nutshell:
If you have unfortunately lost a tooth or some of your teeth and would love to get your smile back or remedy any other complications that accompany tooth loss, then implants are a great choice.
We offer our clients both single and full mouth dental implants to cater to all their unique needs. Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement option among patients because they are designed to feel, function, and look like our natural teeth.
Here are some of the benefits which make dental implants an excellent tooth replacement option:
Teeth implants will revamp your smile and make you feel good about yourself once again. Contact us today at Jeffery.L.Cohen, DDS, for your dental implant procedure.