What are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are metal anchors, usually made of titanium. Implants are surgically placed into the jawbone and provide a highly stable support system for the replacement teeth or dentures.
-Preservation of your bone that may otherwise atrophy
-Better chewing ability. Dental implants can often restore the amount of pressure to nearly the same level of healthy natural teeth.
-More comfortable. The implants provide a stable base so that your replacement teeth don't slip or slide. When dentures aren't secure enough, they often cause sores in the mouth and an annoying
-Long lasting. Scientifically tested and approved dental implant systems have been shown to last
as long as 20 years or more with proper oral hygiene and care.
-More confident. Because dental implants function remarkably like natural teeth, most people who get them experience a renewed sense of self-confidence once they realize they can again chew, talk, laugh and smile with confidence.
Can I Get Dental Implants?
Dental implants can be carried out at any age and can replace one tooth or several teeth. If you are facing losing teeth or are dissatisfied with your dentures, please contact us for a consultation. During your initial consultation, we’ll help you decide. In general, we look for the following characteristics:
-general good health
-sufficient underlying jawbone to support the implants
-a good attitude to ensure that you follow through with vital oral hygiene habits