The Life-Changing, Lasting Benefits of Dental Implants
Dental implants are the gold standard for replacing missing teeth. The benefits of dental implants placed by Dr. Emma Wu include outstanding support for crowns, bridges, and dentures, as well as improved oral health. Dental implants are the only restorative option that can allow you to stop worrying about your restorations slipping, while halting the bone tissue atrophy that occurs following tooth loss.
Why Choose Dental Implants?
Dental implants offer a wide range of restorative and cosmetic advantages to patients who are missing teeth, or whose teeth are severely damaged and decayed. While the expense of implants is rarely covered by insurance plans, and usually requires an out-of-pocket investment, they are well worth the cost of treatment.
Many patients find that implants placed by Dr. Wu are well worth the cost not only because of their immediate benefits for oral function, but because of how they improve their overall quality of life. When you receive dental implants from our practice, you can undergo extremely personalized treatment. With precise, safe surgery, advanced placement techniques, and multiple types of dental implants, your treatment plan will help you achieve the healthy, aesthetic smile you desire.
Dental Implants Improve Oral Health
Traditional restorations such as bridges require the modification of the surrounding, healthy teeth. In contrast, dental implants require no modification of your teeth and actually contribute to the health of your smile as a whole. This benefit is not only because the implant posts stop jaw atrophy, but also because they can prevent nearby teeth from becoming misaligned. Your extremely stable restorations will also allow you to chew a wide variety of hearty, nutritious foods.
Trying to eat with traditional removable dentures can be difficult because they have the tendency to shift. Dental implants become part of your jaw as they fuse with your bone during a process called osseointegration. Because dental implants and implant-supported restorations function in the same way your natural teeth do, they will not move when you eat or speak, and you never have to worry that they may accidentally slip or fall out of place. You can enjoy a delicious meal, participate in a family gathering, or simply laugh without worrying about your appearance.
Dr. Wu is dedicated to providing high-quality treatments that help her patients build confidence and self-esteem.
Reliability and Comfort
Speaking with missing teeth can be difficult. The gaps created by the missing teeth can make certain vowel and consonant sounds more difficult to pronounce. Implant-supported restorations fill those gaps and remain firmly in place at all times, making it easier for implant candidates to speak with clarity and confidence. Meanwhile, because implants help you retain bone tissue in the jaw, you can expect that your dentures will maintain their fit, eliminating the need to have your prosthetic relined or replaced. You will no longer suffer from the friction and irritation from ill-fitting dentures rubbing against against your gum tissue.
Experience the Benefits
Dr. Wu is dedicated to providing high-quality treatments that help her patients build confidence and self-esteem. To find out if dental implants are right for you, contact our dental office today to schedule your consultation.