Even though dental care has become more advanced, there are people all across the country who suffer from tooth loss. Our Scottsdale implant dentist can help. The primary reason for tooth loss is poor oral health which leads to dental issues that make teeth decay and/or fall out. Teeth are also often knocked out either in accidents or in sports. Fortunately, dental advancements have brought us dental implants to replace lost teeth. If you want to meet with our Scottsdale implant dentist to talk about restoring your smile, please give us a call right away to set up a free consultation.
What is a Dental Implant?
A dental implant is typically a single crown that is anchored into the jawbone with an implant to replace a missing tooth. It can also refer to bridges or denture pieces that get anchored into the jawbone with screws. They can provide you with a permanent solution to tooth loss.
Dental implants are not right for everyone. Those with oral health issues such as periodontal disease, deteriorated jawbones, and heavy smokers are not going to be considered good candidates by our Scottsdale implant dentist for a dental implant procedure.
In the cases where the jawbone has begun to deteriorate, a mini dental implant may be used. Or, if the deterioration is bad enough and you are serious about wanting an implant, our Scottsdale implant dentist may consider bone grafting to strengthen your jawbone. This would extend the timeline of your treatment, but it would help you get the results you are after.
Advantages of Getting Dental Implants
There are many advantages to getting dental implants. That is why we have such a high volume of patients who are very eager to get this treatment.
For one, there is a cosmetic benefit to dental implants. Sometimes people opt to replace their natural teeth with implants because they have such a good, long-lasting cosmetic purpose.
However, dental implants are more commonly used for restorative purposes. While they certainly can bring back the confidence of someone who is missing a tooth, they are so popular because of the benefits that they provide in terms of function.
You can enjoy the ease of talking and eating with dental implants filling in missing spots in your smile. Many people sound different when they have teeth missing. They are also sometimes limited in the foods that they can eat, as it is harder to chew with missing teeth.
Dental implants can make you more comfortable. Not only will you feel more confident, but dental implants also relieve the discomfort that comes with tooth loss. They are far more comfortable than ill-fitting dentures, can be incredibly uncomfortable, and can even cause infection.
When dental implants are taken care of, they can last a lifetime. We would love to have you in the office right away for a free consultation with our Scottsdale implant dentist if you are interested in receiving this life-altering treatment. We can determine if you would be a candidate during this consultation. We can examine your entire mouth, including x-rays to see if your jawbone structure is strong enough to sustain an implant. From there, we can plan to get you the treatment you need.
Call Our Scottsdale Implant Dentist
If you have suffered tooth loss and you are looking for a permanent solution that will restore your smile, please reach out to our Scottsdale implant dentist right away. We would be happy to meet with you for a free consultation. You can have a full examination, and we can help you determine the treatments that you will need in order for you to have your smile restored. Call us right away to set up your free consultation.