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Dental Implants: The Permanent Solution for Missing Teeth

The Permanent Solution for Missing Teeth

Have you lost one or more teeth and are sick of having gaps in your smile that cause you discomfort and disappointment? You might find the answer you've been seeking in dental implants. Dental implants are a long-term replacement for missing teeth that look and work identically to healthy teeth. Here is all the information you require regarding dental implants.

What are Dental Implants?

Artificial tooth roots called dental implants are inserted into the jawbone. They are constructed of biocompatible substances, such as titanium, that over time merge with the bone to create a solid, secure basis for replacement teeth.

How are Dental Implants Placed?

A local anesthetic is typically used during the surgical operation of placing dental implants. The dentist will make a gum incision to expose the jawbone, and after that, he or she will drill a small hole in the bone to insert the implant. The gum is then sutured closed once the implant has been put into position. Osteointegration is the process through which an implant gradually fuses with the jawbone.

What are the Benefits of Dental Implants?

There are several benefits to choosing dental implants as a solution for missing teeth, including:

  • Improved appearance: Dental implants look and feel just like natural teeth, giving you a confident, natural-looking smile.

  • Improved function: Dental implants function just like natural teeth, allowing you to eat, speak, and smile with confidence.

  • Permanent solution: Dental implants are a permanent solution for missing teeth that can last a lifetime with proper care.

  • Improved oral health: Dental implants prevent bone loss and protect healthy teeth by preventing the shifting of adjacent teeth.

Who is a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Most people who have lost one or more teeth are good candidates for dental implants, as long as they have good oral health and sufficient jawbone density. Your dentist will evaluate your oral health and jawbone density to determine if dental implants are the right solution for you.

What is the Dental Implant Process?

The dental implant process typically involves several stages, including:

  • Consultation: Your dentist will evaluate your oral health and jawbone density to determine if you are a good candidate for dental implants.

  • Implant placement: The dental implant is surgically placed in the jawbone.

  • Healing: The implant will fuse with the jawbone over a period of several months.

  • Abutment placement: Once the implant has fused with the jawbone, an abutment will be placed on the implant, which serves as the connection point for the replacement tooth.

  • Replacement tooth placement: A custom-made replacement tooth (crown) will be attached to the abutment.

If you are interested in dental implants as a solution for missing teeth, contact Eve Dental to schedule a consultation. Dental implants may be the best option for you, and your dentist can help you make that decision and walk you through the entire procedure, from implant insertion to final restoration. You can have a self-assured, natural-looking smile for the rest of your life with dental implants.

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