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The Benefits of Dental Implants or Prosthodontic Dentistry

Posted on 12/5/2022 by Front Desk
The Benefits of Dental Implants or Prosthodontic DentistryDental implants are a popular solution for missing teeth. They offer benefits over other treatment options, such as dentures or dental bridges. If you are getting dental implants, it is essential to understand the benefits they offer. This post will discuss the top ten benefits of dental implants.

Prevent Bone Loss

Dental implants are the only dental restoration option that preserves and stimulates natural bone growth. When you lose teeth, you lose that root structure to hold your jawbone in place. Over time, this can lead to bone loss and a change in the shape of your face. Dental implants fuse with the jawbone, helping to prevent bone loss and preserving the natural shape of your face.

Preserve Facial Structure

Dental implants also help preserve the natural structure of your face. When you lose a tooth, the gap left behind can cause the surrounding teeth to shift positions, leading to misalignment. When you choose dental implants, you can avoid this issue and keep your smile looking its best. The prosthodontist will work with you to ensure that your new tooth or teeth look natural and complement your existing smile.

Improves Bite and Prevents Teeth Shifting

If you've lost a tooth or many teeth after an injury or disease, dental implants can help. An implant is a root put into the jaw to hold an artificial tooth or bridge. Not only do the implants look and feel like natural teeth, but they also function like them.

Unlike dentures or bridges, dental implants are securely anchored in your mouth, which improves your bite and prevents your teeth from shifting.

Avoid Cavities

Most implants are made of titanium, a material compatible with the human body. It means that there is no risk of rejection or allergic reaction. Titanium is also solid and durable, so you can be sure that your dental implants will last for many years.

Our dental office will always offer you the best options for your smile. Dental implants are one of the best choices for people missing teeth.
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