As astounding as it may sound, research has shown that about 10 percent of all adults in the United States have at least one tooth missing from their mouth. Traditionally, the approach for treating missing teeth has involved dentures, which many patients have complained as being unsightly, or not convincing enough. However, modern techniques are now able to offer more permanent solutions with better aesthetic appearances. One of these improved solutions is known as dental implants.
Dental implants are a titanium rod that has been designed in order to mimic the look and shape of an artificial tooth root. On top of this implant “root”, is an abutment which is put in place in order to support the restoration. This abutment is usually made of porcelain and is also known as a dental crown. Most implants are strategically placed in order to support not only one tooth but many at once in order to create a stabilized denture. The stability and integral work are unparalleled by any other kind of cosmetic restoration.
When compared to dentures or other cosmetic dentistry solution such as fixed bridges, implants are able to offer significant benefits such as:
Dental implants are one of the absolute best cosmetic dentistry solutions that are on the market today. If you still have any questions, we offer answers here at our office in Phoenix. The dental professionals here at On Pointe Dentistry work tirelessly to make sure that you’re satisfied with your care and are happy with the health of your teeth. Contact us today at our Phoenix office to schedule an appointment!