The Advantages of Dental Implants
By Upper East Smiles
March 13, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures

Are you trying to decide whether dental implants are the best tooth loss treatment dental implantsfor you?

We know that choosing the right restoration to replace one or more missing teeth is a big deal. Each option comes with its own list of pros (and sometimes cons, too) and it can sometimes be confusing which option is best. Luckily, our team of dentists in Upper East Side, NY, is here to help make the decision easier. If you’ve been considering getting dental implants, discover the many benefits you’ll enjoy with this restoration.

Second Only to Real Teeth

We know that the first thing on most of our patients’ minds is that they want to replace their missing tooth with a restoration that is as close to the real thing as possible. While dental bridges and dentures have certainly come a long way to resemble real teeth, they don’t function quite the same way; however, implants do. Implants are designed to replace tooth roots so they don’t just look like real teeth but they also function like them, too.

Durable and Strong

Implants are definitely one of the strongest restorations you can get. After all, the implant itself is made from titanium, an extremely strong and hardy metal. The implant is then placed into the jawbone where it fuses together with natural bone and tissue to become a permanent foundation. Once the implant fuses together with the jawbone it could end up lasting you the rest of your life.

Restore Chewing and Speaking

Nothing is worse than discovering that eating some of your favorite foods are now a major challenge because of tooth loss or that you now have an embarrassing speech impediment. While dentures can move around in your mouth and make it difficult to fully restore speaking or chewing, dental implants stay firmly in place so you can comfortably and confidently nosh on all the foods you love or converse with those around you without having to think twice about implants.

Protect Your Jawbone

When people lose one or more teeth the first thing they think about probably isn’t the health of their jawbone, but it should be. After all, if you don’t treat tooth loss the jawbone will begin to deteriorate, as well. Once the jawbone begins to deteriorate your facial structure will also change. Your chin will get shorter and your cheeks will start to look more sunken. This can also lead to premature wrinkles and lines. If our Upper East Side restorative dentist places an implant not long after you have lost your tooth then we can prevent bone deterioration and also preserve your facial structure.

If a dental implant sounds like the treatment you’ve been looking for to finally say goodbye to those gaps in your smile then it’s time you called Upper East Smiles in New York, NY. We want to give you back the smile you’ve always wanted.