Here’s all you want to know about having a dental implant, in a nutshell.
Getting an implant usually takes less than an hour. You won’t feel a thing when the dentist places the metal screw. You’ll get a temporary prosthesis to fill in the gap, and once the area is healed, the permanent crown is placed.
You won’t feel the metal part since it’s covered by gums. The implant crown is designed to feel just like a natural tooth and that’s exactly what your tongue will notice.
A removable tooth replacement requires special cleaning every day. It’s not recommended to sleep with a dental prosthesis in your mouth, so taking it out in the evening could be inconvenient in some social situations. You may even have trouble chewing your favorite foods.
But with a dental implant? Say goodbye to all those worries and insecurities. An implant could free up your life and give you a confidence you wouldn’t believe.
Dental implants are designed to last your entire life, so there’s no need to expect that it’ll need replacement. Once you get an implant, there’s not a whole lot to it – as long as you keep it clean. This is done through daily brushing and flossing, taking care to clean well around your implant.
For most patients, an implant is the preferred alternative to a chancy root canal, removable partial, or fixed bridge. To find out whether dental implants are right for your smile, plan a consultation with your local dentist.
Posted on behalf of:
Kyle Parkway Dentistry
4650 S FM 1626, Suite 104
Kyle, TX 78640
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