If you wear or know anyone else who wears dentures, you’re well aware of their failings. Even with dental adhesives, dentures can slip around your mouth, irritating your gums and making it difficult for you to speak clearly. Dentures also come with a lengthy “Do Not Eat” list and have to be taken out to clean. While they may take care of the aesthetics of your missing teeth, they are far from worry-free. The Clinton Dental Center has a far better option, though: Dental Implants.
Implants are small threaded posts that are surgically implanted in your jaw. Just as a threaded screw offers more stability than nails, these posts offer unparallelled stability when the prosthetic replacement teeth are attached. What’s more is that implants are placed individually, making them perfect whether you’re missing a single tooth or several.
There is a reason our implant patients are consistently thrilled with the results of their treatment. Actually, there are several reasons:
- Implants look completely natural. They can be made to match the precise color of your natural teeth, making them indistinguishable from those you were born with.
- Implants function like real teeth, allowing you to speak clearly without clicks or awkward syllabant sounds.
- Implants are secure enough to tackle the toughest foods. Craving a caramel apple at the county fair? No problem.
- Implants prevent further loss of bone mass, connective tissue, and teeth. When the socket created by your missing tooth root is left empty, your oral tissues begin to shift, resulting in a sunken-in appearance. Because implants replace the tooth root, your facial structures stay put.
Let’s Do This!
Ideal candidates for implants have sufficient bone mass and healthy gum tissue. If you are generally healthy, you’re in the running. The only way to find out for sure is by calling us to schedule a consultation. The Clinton Dental Center is proud to treat patients from Chesterfield, Michigan and the surrounding communities. We hope we can one day count you among our favorite patients.