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Dec
6

One Dental Implant, Or More?

Posted in Dental Implants

Dental implants have a famous and successful history of changing lives. For decades, implants have been the most reliable and long-lasting tooth-replacement option available.

Just like any other prosthesis, a dental implant replaces and functions like a natural tooth that is missing. They’re useful alone, or several at a time depending on what your unique needs are.

Benefits of a Single Dental Implant

Filling in the gap with an implant helps you maintain the spacing and alignment of other teeth, chew normally, and smile without shame.

If you’ve lost a tooth to disease or an accident, then an implant is a great replacement. It’ll be with you for life. Just be sure to take good care of it like your other teeth. Other than that, you can basically forget that it’s even there!

How Multiple Implants Can Help

What if you need more than a single tooth replacement…like a dental bridge or denture? Implants can help here, too.

A traditional bridge is a decent option, but it does require that healthy teeth be deliberately reshaped to anchor it in place. Instead of doing this, you can use implants to support a row of false teeth.

Implants of different sizes can even anchor full dentures into place. This frees you up from the worry of your denture slipping or feeling loose. An implant-supported denture gives you more bite strength and stimulates the bone, preventing changes in your profile.

Dental Implants Can Benefit Anyone

As long as your jaw is healthy, your oral hygiene is great, and your overall health is good, you could be an implant candidate.

Talk with dentist about options for rebuilding your smile with the help of one (or more!) dental implants.

Posted on behalf of:
Seven Hills Dentistry
1305 Cedarcrest Rd #115
Dallas, GA 30132
(678) 257-7117

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