Do you cover your mouth when you laugh and shy away from photos because of gaps in your grin? If so, replacing missing teeth with dental implants is your solution to a smile you’ll love to flash…
For adults, a full set of pearly whites is critical to optimum overall health. People who have lost teeth to periodontal gum disease, injury or extraction lose function in their mouth and jaw. The ability to properly chew and digest their food is reduced, which impacts their quality of life.
Moreover, the root structure of missing teeth can become exposed, which is painful. Also, any teeth adjacent to gaps can shift over time, succumbing to misalignment. This makes cleaning teeth difficult, which poses risks of tooth decay and gum disease.
People who lose multiple teeth also undergo changes in their appearance. The tone and shape of their face changes, and their cheeks and mouth sink in too.
Fortunately, with modern dental technology, dental implants can replace an individual tooth, and even an entire row of teeth. Dental implants not only look natural, but they feel and function like your own teeth, which is something to smile about.
How do dental implants work?
Dentsply Implants support a number of dental prostheses, such as crowns, bridges and dentures, and replace natural teeth roots to form a solid bond with the jawbone.
Implant-supported cosmetic dentures come in partial or complete sets. Complete cosmetic dentures replace all the teeth on the upper and lower arches of your mouth, and are rooted in surrounding bone and gums. Alternatively, partial cosmetic dentures, replace a group of missing teeth, and are anchored by natural teeth...read more