If you’re missing teeth, you know how embarrassing it can be to smile! Since the smile is one of the first things that people will notice about you, and when you have a large gaping hole in your smile, it can be embarrassing. Dental implants are one of the best options for patients with missing teeth. A dental implant will function just like your other teeth, and will allow you to restore your smile.
Why You Need Dental Implants
If you have missing teeth, dental implants are the best way to solve the issue. Without teeth, the jaw bone will continue to deteriorate, which can cause the face to start sinking in. The position of the teeth can shift, leaving you with misaligned teeth, and speech impediments. It is encouraged to fix the problem promptly.
Visit our Salt Lake dental implant center for a free consultation on your current state of health to determine if you are a candidate for dental implants. A dental implant has several pros and cons. Here are some you need to know:
Pros of Dental Implants:
- Aesthetic, function tooth replacement
- Permanent solution to missing teeth
- Stimulates the jaw bone to rebuild and remodel the jaw
- Decreases the risk of gum disease
- Does not compromise the integrity of the adjacent teeth
Cons of Dental Implants
- Requires minor surgery and healing time
What is a Fixed Partial Denture
What method is the best for your current oral health state? We will discuss different options that are available to ensure a successful outcome. A fixed partial denture is another common option for some patients. A fixed partial denture, or fixed bridge, included two teeth used to support a false tooth between them. If you have missing teeth, we can use a fixed partial denture to replace multiple teeth so long as there is healthy teeth to use as the supports. Call our office to learn more about fixed dentures.