Restoring Your Smile
Sometimes disease or an accident can result in tooth loss. Although nothing can take the place of natural teeth implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth. Implants can be used to replace a single tooth, several teeth or to support a full set of dentures.
Single Tooth Implants
A single tooth implant does not involve treating the teeth surrounding it. This stand-alone unit replaces the missing tooth's roots.
Dental implants may be used to reinforce a bridge when several teeth are missing. In this case, the bridge replaces the lost natural teeth and some of the tooth roots.
An implant-supported denture is used If you are missing all of your teeth. It replaces the missing teeth and some of the tooth roots.
The Benefits of Implants
Implants integrate into the jawbone, offering firm support to man-made teeth. This creates a secure fit that helps man-made teeth feel more natural than typical bridges or dentures. The fusion of implant and jawbone also prevents dentures, bridges or single teeth mounted to the implants from slipping or shifting in your mouth - a very important benefit when eating and speaking. In addition, dental implants help to preserve the bone after teeth are lost or extracted. With good care, implants can last a lifetime making them a great value.