Dental implants are one of the best advancements in modern restorative dental technology, and are quickly becoming the standard of care for replacing a single missing tooth. Implants have a number of advantages when compared to other restorative treatments like dental bridges and fixed, partial dentures.
If you are missing a tooth and looking for a replacement, dr. Schof and the them at mandeville center for dental excellence want you to be well-informed when it comes to this permanent option. Here are 5 things we love about dental implants:
Dental implants are an incredibly safe surgical procedure. Complications are extremely rare, and the average success rate for a dental implant is between 95-98%. That means that you can rest easy, knowing that your procedure will be a success when you get a dental implant from dr. Schof.
Since dental implants are surgically placed, it will feel just like a natural tooth root after it heals. The crown we attach to your implant is custom made to match the rest of your smile and fit in perfectly. While dentures and dental bridges can feel a bit unnatural because they are place on top of the gums, implants feel more secure. Implants from mandeville center for dental excellence will always look and feel natural.
It takes time to get used to chewing and eating with a dental bridge or a denture, and the risk of your denture slipping (Or your bridge being damaged) May make it harder for you to enjoy your favorite foods. Dental implants are unmovable, which makes it easier for you to chew and eat, even if you enjoy tough foods like jerky, or sticky foods like taffy.
You dental implant will be permanently bonded to the tissue surrounding it. Titanium is usually used for dental implants because it has the unique ability to “osseointegrate”. This means that the gum and jaw tissue begin to grow around the metal and attach to it permanently, keeping the implant in place indefinitely.
Because of the osseointegration process with the gum and jaw, your implant helps keep your gum and jaw tissue healthy. If you are missing a tooth, the gum tissue and jaw has a tendency to “thin out” and become weak, even if you have a denture or a dental bridge. This is because there is no longer a root to support. The implant takes the place of this root and protects your oral health!
If you are considering a dental implant in mandeville, dr. Schof is a friendly expert, and he’ll make the process as seamless and easy as possible. At the mandeville center for dental excellence, we pride ourselves on using the latest technology and techniques to provide the best possible restorative dental services.
Check out our patient testimonials and smile gallery to see some success stories. Contact us today for an appointment at (985) 626-4401, or visit our office at 240 dalwill dr, mandeville, la. We’ll see you soon!