Oakwood Village Dental Implants
Dental implants are the best solution for replacing missing teeth. An implant is a titanium screw that gets inserted into the jawbone to create an artificial root that will later support a crown, bridge, or denture. While an implant may be a more aggressive treatment plan than a simple crown or bridge, it provides a strong dental structure that can lessen your susceptibility to gum disease and bone loss. For these reasons, dental implants are considered the gold standard in the replacement of missing teeth.
Key Benefits of Dental Implants
1. Natural Appearance:
Dental implants are designed to look, feel, and function like natural teeth, providing a seamless and aesthetically pleasing smile restoration.
2. Enhanced Stability and Functionality:
By integrating with the jawbone through a process called osseointegration, dental implants become a sturdy and permanent part of the oral structure, ensuring stability and optimal functionality for biting and chewing.
3. Preservation of Jawbone Density:
Unlike traditional tooth replacement options, dental implants help preserve jawbone density by stimulating natural bone growth. This prevents the deterioration of the jawbone that can occur with missing teeth.
4. Improved Speech:
Dental implants eliminate concerns about slippage or discomfort associated with removable dentures, allowing for improved speech and pronunciation.
5. Longevity and Durability:
With proper care, dental implants can last a lifetime, providing a durable and reliable solution for permanent tooth replacement.
Our Approach to Dental Implants
Dental implants are considered lengthy treatment plans because of the healing time they require. After the implant is inserted in the jawbone, Dr. Tannis waits for the implant to heal and for the jawbone to grow around the implant, securing it firmly in place. Only then can the restoration be anchored to the artificial root. At Oakwood Village Dental, we will make the process as simple and relaxing for you as possible. We’ll take care of all your dental implant needs, and we’ll leave you with a healthy, radiant, full set of teeth.