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Should you think about getting dental implants?

Posted on 7/10/2023 by Ankur Johri
Should you think about getting dental implants?If you've lost one or more teeth, you should think about having a replacement. There are various tooth replacement options available. Our specialists have extensive experience and understanding and can advise you on the best replacement solution for your specific scenario. This essay will explain why you should consider dental implants.

Permanent option

Replacement options such as crowns and veneers have their advantages. However, dental implants are the only replacement for lost teeth that last a lifetime. A dental implant resembles a screw drilled into your jawbone, providing support for a permanent crown to be placed in the area where you have a missing tooth. The strong and durable nature of the implant allows it to be permanent and durable.

Protect your dental structure

Once you lose a tooth, over time, the other teeth begin to move and crowd in an attempt to fill the gap. This movement of your teeth causes your jawbone to weaken and your overall health to deteriorate. Getting dental implants stops your teeth from moving since the implant is drilled into your jawbone.

Restoring the shape of your face

Teeth loss may cause your face to sag, making you look older and sad. Getting dental implants will correct this situation, making your face appear fuller and giving you a healthier, more attractive smile.

Correct speech impediments

Tooth loss brings several disadvantages, one of them being speech impediments. You might struggle to pronounce some words once you lose some of your teeth, making communication hard. Dental implants ensure that all your teeth are in place, allowing you to easily and effectively express yourself.

Our experts have been replacing teeth for several years. We would be happy to have an appointment with you to explain the procedure and advantages of acquiring dental implants. Call us today for professional services.

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