Dental implants have come a long way over the years in both technique and appearance. Can be a safe, predictable, and painless procedure.
Types of Dental Implants
When teeth are missing, the jaw bone that previously supported those teeth melts away or deteriorates. The eventual impact of this bone can include collapsed facial profiles, lost lip support, increased wrinkles around the mouth, and the appearance of a pointed nose and chin that are too close together.
How Dental Implants Work
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots. Because the dental implant is placed into the jaw bone it will help stimulate the bone just as a natural tooth root does, which then keeps the jaw bone intact and prevents it from deteriorating over time. Not only will this provide a strong foundation for biting and chewing, but the dental implants will also allow for the replacement of the entire missing tooth, which was never before possible. Thanks to years of progress and improved techniques, dental implants will look, feel and function like natural teeth when done properly.