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Are you happy with your smile? The photoshoot is a click away and when everyone shouts cheers, your lips are sealed with a half-smile that don’t show your teeth. How fluent is your word pronunciation? Is it affected by a gap in your teeth? Millions of people still suffer from tooth loss mainly due to decay and maybe trauma or diseases. A dental implant is a sure remedy and is considered as a form of cosmetic dentistry as it seeks to address the patient’s dental satisfaction.
What are Dental Implants?
They are fabricated screw like tooth roots placed in the jaw bone and serve as a firm foundation for the crown known as the artificial teeth. The crowns are tailored to look like the original teeth and also sized to fit into the mouth. Dental implants are not new, they have been in use for years and the demand for them is currently on the rise. They are the strongest materials that support teeth replacement. They offer ease and the new teeth bonded to them looks, feel and function like natural teeth.
Why use Dental Implants?
Types OF Dental Implants
They are classified based on the type of procedure carried out to place them. The best option is left to the patient’s decision.
Visiting the Dentist
If undergoing a dental implantation is your choice, be rest assured that there are well-trained professionals that can carry out this procedure which is 80% predictable.
A treatment plan is organized which best suits the patient’s needs and specifications. Before the commencement of the implantation, your dental professional will examine your teeth and gums to ensure your bone is strong and for those with soft bones, bone grafting is carried out.
Minor discomforts experienced are taken care of by prescriptions and the surgeries heal in no time.
Viola!!! Don’t your teeth just look perfect like there was never a gap?
Preserving Your Dental Implants
To ensure it lasts longer, dental implants require care like the natural teeth. Quit smoking, Brush twice, floss and visit the dentist for frequent check-ups is vital.