The Unique Benefits of Dental Implants
Dental implants are tooth replacements that offer patients a wide range of unique benefits. Placed by your four top-notch dentists at Rose Dental Associates in Albany, NY, dental implants complete and strengthen smiles permanently. Plus, they look amazingly natural. Learn more here.
The details on dental implants
They've been around for decades now. Over the past ten years, however, they've grown in popularity due to precise placement surgeries and more widely trained oral health care providers.
Because their titanium implant screws insert into the jaw bone and actually bonds to it, these devices actually serve as replacement roots. Through osseointegration, the bond between implant and jaw strengthens due to biting and chewing over time.
Do you qualify for dental implants?
Your dentist at Rose Dental Associates in Albany can tell you if you have enough bone in your jaw to accept an implant. If you are, the implant surgery takes just one short office visit.
Your dentist numbs the gums, creates an opening in the bone and places the implant screw. As you heal over the subsequent weeks, the bone and implant bond together. Then, you return to the office to receive an abutment post and porcelain crown. It's just that simple.
Now, if you have extensive tooth loss, you may be a qualified candidate as well. You'll be evaluated with 3D x-rays. If you need bone augmentation, that will be done first before implant insertion.
Bridges and full dentures require multiple implants, typically in multiples of two. The prosthetics snap in place and are permanently fixed.
The unique benefits you'll enjoy
Here's what your implant(s) will do for you:
- Provide natural biting, chewing, speech and facial appearance (chewing power is similar to natural teeth)
- Improved self-confidence
- Better gum health and denser supporting jaw bone due to osseointegration
- Simple brushing and flossing (no denture adhesives or soaking teeth in a glass)
- Clear speech
- Support for adjoining natural teeth (implants help keep teeth aligned so the dental bite is proper)
- Longevity (other prosthetics age out at about ten years, but implants can last for decades)
Dental implants are real winners
There are no better tooth replacements. So, why not contact Rose Dental Associates in Albany, NY, to learn more about what dental implants could do for your smile? Call us at (518) 456-7673.