About 1 in 4 adults experience tooth loss between the ages of 21 and 30. Dental implants are a
safe and long-term option for tooth replacement that improve the appearance and functionality
of your smile.
A dental implant can be paired with a replacement crown for single tooth replacement or can be
used in small groups to anchor a denture or dental bridge. Dental implants are a strong, long lasting solution for tooth loss and serve to prevent jaw bone loss in the same manner as a natural
There are many benefits to choosing dental implants as a tooth-replacement solution. Some of
● Natural looking smile: Dental implants are crafted to closely resemble your natural
teeth, restoring a natural-looking smile.
● Improved oral health: Since there is no need to alter surrounding teeth to anchor
implants, more of your natural teeth are preserved intact, improving long-term oral
● Improved speech: With removable, non-anchored dentures, teeth can slip within the
mouth, causing slurred or mumbled speech. Dental Implants remove that concern.
● Improved comfort: Dental Implants avoid the slipping and discomfort of removable
● Improved function: Dental Implants function like your natural teeth, allowing you to eat
● Durability: Dental implants are stable, strong, and stain-resistant.
● Protect healthy bone structure: Empty spaces caused by tooth loss can, over time, lead
to deterioration of the jawbone. Since Dental Implants function like tooth roots, they are
able to prevent this type of deterioration, just as natural teeth do.
● Long-term solution: Dentures must be replaced about every 5-7 years. Dental Implants,
when cared for properly, can last a lifetime.
If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants may be right for you. We will consider your
oral and overall health prior to determine if you are a good candidate for dental implants. Some
● Adequate bone support to anchor the implant
● Healthy gum tissue
● Sinus and nerve location
● Overall health, including any chronic illnesses
In some cases, we may recommend advanced treatment for your upper or lower jaw to enable
you to have the bone support needed for implantation. As always, your treatment plan is created
based on your specific needs and goals for your healthy smile.
If you are interested in learning more about dental implants or would like to schedule a
consultation, contact our office today for an appointment. We’re here to help restore the health
and beauty of your smile.