When a tooth is lost or extracted, it leaves a space and low self-esteem. Eating and speaking become difficult; socializing impossible. Dr. David Frank of Walden Dental can restore your smile in Austin, TX.
They serve as artificial tooth roots, supporting single or multiple new teeth, ex. crowns, bridges, or dentures. The bone grows around the implant (osseointegration), giving it the strength and stability to function like a natural tooth.
They are the best tooth replacement method as they look, feel, and function like real teeth.
Allow you to eat, laugh, and talk naturally without slipping, sliding, or clicking.
Help maintain your jawbone and face structure.
A healthy person should be able to get implants. Your dentist will determine your suitability by assessing your oral health and the quality and quantity of your jawbone.
The success of implants depends mainly on the quality and quantity of your jawbone. Even if you don’t have enough bone, you can still get implants if your dentist performs a bone graft first.
The following are some common implant-related myths:
They are made of bio-inert titanium (root) and ceramics (crown). These materials don’t react with any substances in the body and are completely harmless.
Implants will last a lifetime if you take proper care of them, just like your real teeth. Daily brushing and flossing and regular visits to the dentist for cleanings and checkups are essential.
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