There’s no hiding or denying that losing teeth or coping with decayed, broken teeth is painful and embarrassing. But many people don’t realize just how dangerous it is, either. At dental implants become more popular compared to the old standby of dentures, dentists are working to educate the public and help them understand why implants can provide so many benefits to those with teeth problems.
How Implants Work
Dental implants can be done on one single tooth or an entire mouth that has suffered such significant damage that all teeth need to be extracted. As long as you are in good health and are willing to quit smoking if necessary, you are a candidate to receive implants. The implants are placed using a different process based on the condition of your mouth. If you only need one tooth replaced, the implant itself is placed into your gums and joins with a crown that looks exactly like a normal tooth. If you need multiple teeth replaced, the same process is done using two implants to join a bridge (multiple crowns, or teeth, linked together) so your new implanted teeth still look natural and realistic. Read More