It’s not uncommon for a front tooth to be lost during an accident or injury. Childhood injuries, auto accidents and even a slip and fall in the bathroom could cause you to lose a tooth. Replacing it isn’t a problem, but when it’s in the front of your mouth you want an option that lasts long and looks great at the same time. Some tooth replacements require bulky or removable prosthesis that dramatically impact the front of your smile, but dental implants offer an alternative that are worth your attention.
Dental Implants Stand Alone
Instead of having a prosthesis that bonds to two teeth and spans the width of the missing tooth, dental implants are independent tooth replacements that stand on their own. Each titanium root functions the same way your real tooth roots do – anchoring themselves into the bone. Once new bone formation has secured the implant, a restoration such as a crown can be placed on top of it.
A Permanent Replacement
Dental implants have the highest success rate of any type of dental treatment and have the potential to last your entire life. The implant itself is regarded to be even stronger than your natural teeth! A successful implant treatment will give you a new tooth that you won’t ever have to worry about losing again.
They Can Be Used Anywhere
If you have more than one tooth missing, implants are still an option. They can support individual crowns, fixed bridges and even full dentures. Their durability and strength allow them to be used anywhere in the mouth.
Are you a candidate for implants? New technology is making more people a candidate than ever before. Book a consultation today to find out more.
Posted on behalf of:
Dr. David Kurtzman D.D.S.
611 Campbell Hill St. NW #101
Marietta, GA 30060
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