When a tooth is lost, the jawbone begins to shrink and becomes brittle from lack of exercise. Losing teeth not only affects your smile, it also changes the shape of your face causing you to look prematurely aged.
Dental implants prevent premature aging and bone loss caused by missing teeth. Dental implants can be placed in most adults. Adolescents may be eligible once their facial structure has matured. Certain uncontrolled medical conditions may decrease implant treatment effectiveness, so first discuss your full medical history with your dental implant specialist.
Dental implants are the most significant dental innovation of our generation and the best long – term solution to missing teeth. Properly cared for, implants can last the rest of your life – that’s what makes them such a good value.
Because they become integrated into the bone itself, dental implants actually stop the bone loss that inevitably follows tooth loss. Implants won’t loosen over time like dentures or fail like bridges; they look, feel and function just like natural teeth. Preserving boner structure helps preserve your appearance - and your confidence.
Dental implants are virtually indistinguishable from your natural teeth, in both aesthetics and function. The titanium metal of the implant becomes fused with living bone cells of the jaw. This remarkable union forms a strong and durable anchor for your teeth.
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