Replacing lost teeth is critical for your general health as well as the health of your remaining teeth. When natural teeth are absent, you not only lose functionality, but you’ll also run into a slew of other problems.
If you have missing teeth, it will not only impact your confidence, but it will also cause your mouth to deteriorate quickly if left untreated. Dental implants improve your appearance and self-esteem, as well as your quality of life. Dental implants have been used to repair lost teeth for decades and are now considered the gold standard for restoring functionality in a fast-decaying mouth. You have earned the right to smile once more, and dental implants can help you achieve that goal.
The following are some of the long-term advantages of dental implants:
Making Yourself Look Better
Dental implants have the advantage of preserving bone and preventing further degradation of the facial structure, thereby improving looks. There’s nothing left in the jawbone to stimulate bone formation when most or all the natural teeth are badly weakened or absent. When the jawbone is no longer needed to support teeth, the human body detects this and begins to disintegrate it. This causes rapid facial deterioration: the lips fold in, the lower face shrivels up to form a witch-like chin, and wrinkles form around the mouth, resulting in “marionette lines.” This makes someone appear lot older than they are. Wrinkles and facial structure collapse are eradicated with dental implants, and you can look up to 20 years younger!
Even when only one tooth is lost, the long-term aesthetics of an implant-supported replacement tooth are usually superior to that of a traditional tooth-supported bridge. This is especially true at the front of your mouth, where avoiding an obvious bone deformity is essential for a genuine appearance.
Seeing Results Quickly
In as little as one treatment, Shore Family Dentistry can replace your lost or failing teeth with new, stunning implant-supported restorations. Our dental implant specialists will provide you with a long-term solution for missing teeth, and you’ll notice a significant improvement in chewing ability, teeth stability, and general comfort. Keep in mind that each case is unique, so after your consultation, we’ll be able to offer you a more precise estimate of how long new teeth will take.
Maintaining Natural, Healthy Teeth
Traditional tooth-supported bridges often necessitate a dentist grinding down teeth next to the lost tooth/teeth for the bridge to be cemented into place. The natural tooth structure that has been gone is irreplaceable. As the metal framework rocks back and forth during daily movements, partial dentures feature clasps that catch onto adjacent teeth, putting pressure on these teeth. The remaining gum tissue is eroded by these clasps, inflicting even more harm. The surrounding natural teeth are not involved in the replacement of missing teeth with implant-supported crowns/bridges, thus your remaining teeth will not be injured or affected. You can preserve as many of your natural teeth as possible with dental implants!
Improving Your Overall Quality of Life
Dental implants make your smile and mouth function more naturally, giving you greater confidence and comfort when smiling, speaking, and eating. If you replace your dentures and partials with implant-supported teeth, your quality of life will increase dramatically since you will be able to eat a wider variety of foods and speak and smile more effortlessly!
Improving eating habits as soon as possible
Getting rid of the unsightly adhesives that hold dentures in place
Metal clasps, which are popular with partial dentures, are removed, which is both unattractive and harmful.
Renew Your Self-Confidence and Restore Your Self-Esteem
Dental implants make you feel better about yourself since they enable you to eat, laugh, and smile freely. Your mouth no longer has to control how you live your life since dental implants appear and feel like natural teeth.
In Everyday Situations, Feel at Ease
You never have to take out implant-supported replacement teeth, unlike dentures. Because dental implants are permanent, you can clean, floss, eat, drink, and sleep with them.
Restore the Natural State of Your Mouth
Dental implants are the most natural-looking alternative to natural teeth. Your smile will feel and act like natural teeth once the entire tooth – including the root – has been restored. Everything in your mouth will appear natural, and no one will notice unless you tell them you have a new implant-supported grin.
Get Rid of Health Problems Associated with Failing Teeth
Improving your oral health has a positive impact on your entire health. Periodontal disease is a bacterially generated chronic infection and an inflammatory disease. Dental implants help to develop a healthy mouth and reduce periodontal disease. Periodontal disease doesn’t go away on its own. It can lead to heart attacks, strokes, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and other chronic disorders if left untreated. Dental implants will improve the health of your mouth and, as a result, your entire health and well-being right away.
Take Care of Your Teeth Easily
Dental implants are cared for in the same way as natural teeth are. Simply brush and floss every day, and schedule regular cleanings, maintenance, and check-ups with your dental hygienist and dentist.