Dental implants are a modern and versatile solution for tooth loss. Using dental implants, we can help you preserve your oral health with a solution that looks and functions like natural teeth. At Advanced Dental Health in Hunt Valley, Maryland, we have many years of experience helping patients restore their smiles with implants. If you would like to restore one or more missing teeth with dental implants, call (410) 656-2278 or schedule an appointment with us online. Learn about the multiple benefits that implants provide to patients who require restorative care below.
Dental Implant Benefits
There are many benefits that dental implants offer patients with missing teeth. Dental implants:
Keep Your Jawbone Healthy
Tooth loss can actually lead to gum and bone tissue recession. Even losing one tooth impacts neighboring teeth and jawbone structure. Dental implants replace the missing tooth at the root to promote new bone and gum growth. This also keeps the implants secure in your jaw and prevents teeth from shifting and overcrowding.
Protect Healthy Teeth
In addition to promoting the health of the jawbone and gum tissue, dental implants benefit the teeth surrounding the missing tooth. Regular dental bridges require removing the outer layer of enamel of the surrounding teeth. Dental implants are surgically implanted directly into the jawbone and do not require tooth anchors.
Look and Feel Like Natural Teeth
Because dental implants are permanently placed in the jawbone, you can eat with them and clean them like natural teeth. Dental bridges require extra care to clean. Dentures need to be removed for cleaning and require messy adhesives. PAtients may even forget that they have dental implants because they look and function like natural teeth.
Provide Long-Lasting Results
With the right dental care, dental implants can last for decades. Over time, the dental crown may need to be replaced from normal wear and tear, but the titanium implant post lasts many years. Visit our office regularly for dental implant inspection and routine dental care.