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Apr
8

What Makes Dental Implants So Strong?

Posted in Dental Implants

It’s true – dental implants are actually stronger than real teeth. How can that be possible? It’s just one of the great reasons why dental implants are now considered the standard of care for tooth replacement. From one tooth to an entire mouth of teeth, restoring your smile with dental implants is one of the smartest things that you can do for yourself.

Prosthetic Titanium Roots

Titanium is the material of choice for dental implants. Not only is it highly biocompatible, it is also preferred for surgeries such as joint replacements throughout the body. It is one of the only materials that have been found to strengthen the bone after it is installed for its intended purpose. 

Osseointegration of the Bone

Once the implant is placed into the jaw, a process called “osseointegration” begins to occur. This is when the body creates new bone around the dental implant, fusing it securely into the jaw over the course of 3-6 months. 

Integrity to Support Any Prosthesis

Implants are used to replace as many teeth as needed. They can take the place of a single missing tooth by supporting a crown, or as few as four implants can support a permanently fixed denture. That’s like saying one implant can replace up to 4 teeth at one time!

Are you ready to talk to your dentist about dental implants? The time has never been better. Even if you’ve already been told that you’re not a candidate for implant treatment, modern techniques are allowing non-traditional patients to successfully enjoy dental implants thanks to technological advancements. You’ll never regret asking your dentist for more information. Schedule your implant consultation today!

Posted on behalf of:
Green Dental of Alexandria
1725 Duke St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-1725

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