Dental implants allow you to replace single teeth and have the same function as your normal tooth. Over 178 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth. There many different options for replacing teeth, but dental implants are now considered the standard of care. Implants are now made from a biocompatible metal that after placed takes time to heal before it can be restored.
Dental implants are rapidly growing in popularity across the United States! Their popularity is due to the fact that these replacement teeth function and look like real teeth. With regular maintenance we have our patients come back every 3 months for checkups and xrays. The goal is that dental implants should last a lifetime if properly maintained.
Advantages of Dental Implants
- Chewing function as a normal tooth
- Aesthetics of a natural tooth
- Ability to floss and maintain good home care
- Surgery is very minimal and patients heal almost within one week