Dental implants are fast gaining in popularity because they are the only dental restoration option that preserves and stimulates natural bone, actually helping to stimulate bone growth and prevent bone loss. Dr. White, a family dentist, can restore your smile with dental implant surgery.
Dental implants are designed to blend in with your other teeth and are an effective way to replace missing teeth. Implants have become the leading long-term option for permanent replacement of teeth. In fact, the development of implants is one of the biggest advances in dentistry in the past 40 years.
Dental implants are made up of titanium and other materials that are compatible with the human body. They are posts that are surgically placed in the upper or lower jaw, where they function as a sturdy anchor for replacement teeth as well as the adjoining teeth.
Combination of Bridge, Crowns, and Implant Crowns
Dr. White also does bridges and crowns as well as implant crowns. Dr. White may recommend the combination of a bridge with implants crowns. Every case is different. Dr. White will review all your options for tooth replacement.
Implants are better than dentures
If you are missing one or more teeth, you’ll want replacements that are as natural as possible. If dentures don’t work for you, you may want to consider dental implants. Unlike dentures, which can be removed, implants are permanently anchored into the jaw. You are a good candidate for implants if you have jawbone ridges that are in good shape and healthy oral tissues. Dr. White can assess your best options and if dental implants are your best options for tooth replacement.