Losing teeth might make you seem older than you are. Crooked teeth induce bone loss, resulting in a collapsed facial structure, sinking lips, and an upward chin. Also, if there is a lot of bone loss, nerves may get stuck between the dentures and the bone. Dental implants are one great option for restoring lost teeth, and there are a variety of benefits.
Dental implants, which act as tooth roots and integrate with the jawbone, help with bone preservation. They help to prevent bone loss and maintain bone health. Implants may be the best option if you’ve lost one or more teeth. They may assist in strengthening your jawline, preventing drooping, and enhancing your ability to chew and communicate. Implants can help you achieve a beautiful, natural-looking smile with a crown, bridge, or denture. It can transform your confidence and your life, even if you’ve worn dentures for years.
It’s also possible that your dentist will recommend a bridge if you have a few missing teeth. The term “bridge” refers to artificial teeth held together in a single device. Implants or natural teeth are used as anchors for the teeth on each end. The center prosthetic tooth or teeth are not anchored to the jawbone but bonded to the adjacent teeth.
An implant-supported denture may be an option if you’re missing all of your teeth on either the top or bottom of your jaw. Implants are securely held in place by a clamp that does not require the use of messy adhesives. The best part is that it resembles real teeth in appearance and feel. The denture alleviates discomfort and gum inflammation, making it easier for patients to talk and eat.
An implant is easy to care for. It is incredibly comfy and looks and feels like a natural tooth after placement. Brush and floss the implant as usual. The metal implant will never corrode. Your teeth will be cavity-free, and all you need to do is care for the gums.
After a few months, the bone will fuse with the implant. It usually takes three months for an implant in the lower jaw to fuse with the bone, but four months for an implant in the upper jaw to do the same. A dental implant prevents bone loss and strengthens your mouth. Your dentist will recommend one of the various treatment options depending on your unique problem.
If you have a dental problem and need restoration, it’s important to partner with a registered dentist. Dr. Izaz Khan, is a skilled restorative dentist who can assist you with specialized treatment. He has been providing general dental care to the Berlin area for many years. To schedule an appointment, contact our office by calling or filling out our online form.