When patients are in need of a tooth replacement, we often recommend dental implants. Dental implants are needed when the tooth structure as well as the tooth root is severely damaged or has been removed. The treatment process includes an artificial tooth root that is surgically implanted into the jawbone followed by an artificial tooth structure such as a dental crown. This tooth replacement method is extremely popular because it is the only choice that acts, looks, and feels like your natural teeth.
Have you recently had a tooth extracted and are considering dental implants? Do you currently wear dentures and are looking for a more permanent replacement? We specialize in helping our patients find a solution that best fits their lifestyle and oral health needs. Many times, when patients are looking for a tooth replacement option, we recommend dental implants. While this method is extremely popular and has many great benefits, it is not the best fit for everyone. Continue reading to learn more about dental implants and if you might be a candidate for this treatment.