Dental implants are the most commonly recommended treatment for damaged or tooth loss restoration. Not only they are considered very safe but bring many benefits to the patients.
The consequences of leaving missing teeth untreated can be sever, potentially leading to the loss of further teeth and in extreme cases, compromising the jawbone. Dental implants lead to not only healthier teeth but a healthier life. Only using this type of treatment will preserve and stimulate your natural jawbone causing it to grow properly and protect you from losing bone. Other treatments such as supported bridges and dentures can damage the rest of your natural teeth. This happens because such methods need to be supported by the healthy existing teeth, unlike dental implants are placed in the bone and have no negative impact on the remaining teeth. On the contrary they have positive affect because the rest of the teeth do not migrate into the gap left by the missing tooth.
Although dental implant replacements do not suffer from decay, it is still necessary to keep them clean to prevent bacteria build-up.
Having dental implant replacement also means you can eat whatever you want. Missing teeth or dentures could make it difficult to bite and chew your food properly, leading to nutrition and digestive issues. With dental implants this is not an issue.
Everyday life advantages of dental implants
Dental implants are the best replacements for lost teeth. Not only do they look natural, but feel nataural as well. Dental implants are functional, strong and stable and unlike other forms of treatment dental implants don’t lead to bone deterioration. A patient using implants can eat, speak and smile and lead a completely normal life.
Going out with friends or family without the worry of eating a meal is a wonderful luxury and no one should be without. Dental implants give you confidence to laugh, smile and eat. Another advantage is that hey are fixed in your mouth (no cups involved), which only enhances the feeling of having natural teeth. Furthermore you take care of them just like in case of natural teeth.
Durability and efficiency
Dental implants are generally permanent. Dental bridges, dentures and other tooth-supported treatments will last only up to 7 years, and sometimes 10 implants however can serve you for a lifetime. They may need to be adjusted or have the screws tightened on occasion, but if you take care of them they will be with you forever.
While dental implants do involve an initially higher cost, the quality and durability those implants will most likely serve you a lifetime.