Your natural teeth are designed to last for a lifetime but that does not always happen. At least 120 million Americans are missing one or more teeth and another 35 million do not have any remaining. You now have multiple options to complete your smile; however, only one solution closely mimics your natural teeth. Dental implants allow you to enjoy long-term, successful results to restore your oral health and your quality of life. When compared to other treatments, Dr. Guthrie will help you invest in the benefits of dental implants in Ardmore.
Dental implants offer exceptional benefits because they are the only treatment to replace both the root and the crown of a tooth. As a result, you will enjoy:
An incomplete smile causes you to appear several years older than your true age, but there is another factor influencing how you look. When you lose a tooth, the missing root causes your jawbone to deteriorate. Over time, your facial structures shrink, leading to premature wrinkling and sagging of your skin. Dental implants in Ardmore stimulate your jaw to encourage new bone growth to protect your facial structures to help you maintain a youthful appearance.
Although other tooth replacement options restore your ability to chew, there are still several foods you need to avoid. Dental implants fuse with your jawbone to closely feel like natural teeth. You will regain as much as 70% of your biting force while never needing to worry about slipping or irritation again. You can enjoy your favorite foods to maintain a balanced diet.
By stimulating your jawbone, any remaining natural teeth have the support they need to stay in place to stop dental drift because dental implants preserve your bone density. This decreases your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and additional tooth loss. Not to mention, you do not need to alter any healthy teeth to support the prosthetics to protect your oral health.
You care for dental implants just as you do your natural teeth; however, you need to spend more time cleaning around the abutments and the implant posts to remove bacteria and plaque. You will not need expensive cleaning solutions, and you can skip the hassle of a lengthy oral hygiene process.
You will feel confident when speaking and eating because your replacement teeth stay firmly in place. You can also smile without any concern since all-ceramic restorations make your new smile look natural.
Dental implants have over a 95% success rate if you care for them properly. This gives you a long-term solution that can last for several decades. You will enjoy a treatment that is cost-effective because you never need to worry about having them replaced.
Dr. Guthrie can help you enjoy the next best thing to your natural teeth using a solution designed to last. Contact our office today to see if dental implants are the right choice for you.