5 Benefits of Dental Implants

If you’re missing one or more teeth due to injury or dental disease, you’re not alone. Nearly 180 million adults in America are missing at least one of their natural teeth, and 40 million Americans have no natural teeth remaining.

Replacing missing teeth benefits your overall oral health, restores dental functionality, and reduces the risk of complications like tooth misalignment and bite problems.

At Dental Designs of Plantation, Dr. John Sarris and Dr. Thomas Copulos offer dental implants to restore your smile. Our team combines the latest dental technology with the highest quality dental care to improve lives one smile at a time.

If you’re missing a tooth, visiting us for a thorough evaluation is the best first step to finding the right solution for you. Dental implants are an excellent option for the majority of patients. Here are five of the benefits of dental implants for you to consider.

1. Whole tooth restoration

Tooth replacement options such as dentures and bridges do a good job of providing a prosthetic replica of the crown of your tooth. This is the portion above the gumline. However, tooth roots play an important role in the stability and strength of your tooth.  

Dental implants replicate the structure of the entire tooth. We securely insert a titanium rod into your jawbone, which serves as support for your crown. This restores complete functionality of your natural tooth.

2. Comfort you can feel

Unlike other options for restoring missing teeth, dental implants integrate directly into your jawbone to simulate your tooth’s natural root. This provides unmatched strength and support. During the healing process, new bone fuses around a titanium rod in your jaw, keeping it firmly in place.

The stability of dental implants feels like your natural teeth, providing the comfort and support you need. You can rest assured that you have a permanent solution that will last years to come.

3. Natural appearance

Thanks to modern dental technology, materials used to make dental implants look just like your natural teeth. This is why dental implants are the gold standard for tooth restoration. 

The natural-looking results mean no one can tell that you’ve undergone tooth restoration. You can feel confident in your daily interactions knowing that your dental implants look the same as your natural teeth.

4. Preserve integrity of facial structure

Missing teeth can cause your remaining teeth to shift. When this happens, you may develop bite misalignment. This commonly causes a noticeable change in your facial appearance. 

The longer missing teeth are left unaddressed, the higher the risk of complications. Dental implants preserve your facial features and reduce the risk of complications down the line.  

5. Versatility 

Dental implants are one of the most versatile options for tooth replacement. Since a single implant can support multiple crowns, an implant isn’t required for each individual tooth. 

Dental implants work just like your natural teeth and because they’re securely and permanently placed, you won’t have to worry about them slipping or falling out while eating popcorn or your other favorite foods. Your dental implants will feel and function exactly like your natural teeth.

Dental implants provide a firm, permanent structure that can last a lifetime with the right care. If you’re dealing with tooth loss, we can help at our office in Plantation, Florida. For dental implants and all your other dental needs, contact us by phone or online today.

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