If you are missing a tooth or several teeth, dental implants can be a great option for restoring your smile. Dental implants are a durable and long-lasting treatment that fills in the gaps left by missing teeth. But what are the full benefits that dental implants offer and how do dental implants work?
Why Get Dental Implants?
Dental implants offer multiple benefits to patients. Some benefits may include:
- Restored tooth function
- Long-lasting results
- Filling tooth gaps
- Decreased oral health problems
- The look and feel like natural teeth
- Helping to prevent bone loss
There are also several treatment options for multiple teeth or whole arches that can be secured with implants, such as dentures and dental bridges.
Dental Implant Treatment
Before treatment, Dr. Heather Adams or an associate will assess the health of your teeth and determine if a tooth or multiple teeth need to be removed if your tooth loss is caused by decay or gum disease. You can also discuss your goals and budget in order to determine if dental implants are the right treatment option for you.
Dental implants are surgically placed where teeth are missing. They are constructed from titanium posts which are then fused to bone tissue over a matter of months. After healing, the implant is covered with a permanent dental crown.
This solution is great for patients who are missing one or multiple teeth. Dental implants can be used to support other treatments that may be recommended to you. Patients of any age can be eligible for dental implants, but those who may not have healthy bone tissue may need further treatments to help restore their smile.
Schedule an Appointment
If you want to restore your smile with dental implants, call Dr. Heather Adams & Associates at (479) 431-4212. You can also schedule an appointment with us online.