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What Are The Benefits Of Dental Implants?

Missing teeth can be a cause of embarrassment for many people, especially if the missing teeth are visible when you smile. Oftentimes patients look into removable dentures as a temporary solution, however, there is a permanent solution that looks completely natural and blends in with your natural smile.

Dental implants are small screws that are inserted into the gums to act as a replacement for roots. Patients can decide whether they would like a removable or fixed tooth to be attached to the implant. The replacement tooth will be designed and shaped to look identical to your surrounding teeth, making your implant blend in with your other teeth seamlessly.

Dental implants may not be as expensive as you may think! Unlike temporary solutions, dental implants can last your whole lifetime if cared for properly, making them a worthwhile investment.

Advantages of dental implants:

Boost Your Self Confidence

Dental implants give you the confidence to smile and laugh without fear of judgement or a removable denture coming loose! Our teeth are one of the top things that make us feel self-conscious, by fixing your teeth permanently you will be happier overall.

Improved Speech

Poor fitting dentures or many missing teeth can make talking difficult, often causing you to slur your words or give you a lisp. Dental implants are secured by screws in your gums, securing them in place and enabling you to speak confidently without fear.

Easy Eating

With many missing teeth or a poor fitting denture, eating your favourite foods can be difficult and cause you pain. Dental implants are strong and durable so that you can eat whatever you like as your implant will function like one of your natural teeth.

Improve Your Bone Structure

If you are missing many teeth you may find that your face appears sunken and gaunt. Dental implants help build up your face structure and actually promote bone growth.

To ensure your dental implants last, it is important you maintain a good oral health routine.

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