Dentures and bridges have always been the only treatment options for all of us once we lost any of our teeth due to gum disease, tooth decay or any dental injuries. However, we are in the 21st century and times have changed. Dental implants are a major contender to replace missing teeth caused by any reasons.
The following is a list of some quick facts about dental implants to help you decide if dental implants are right for you:
1- Dental implants are designed to look and feel like a real tooth, thus improving your esthetics as the picture below shows.
2- Since implants naturally fuse to bone. They feel like they are a natural part of you, and thus they feel very comfortable.
3- In comparison to denture, dental implants will not distort your speech.
4- Dental implants allow you to have a natural feeling when chewing, just like you own teeth. This allows you to fully enjoy food.
5- Implants, once fused to bone, allow bone to stay active and healthy as your natural teeth do.
6- Implants are very convenient since they are fixed in place, not like denture that have to be removed at night.
7- Implants can give the best esthetics, and make you feel comfortable and confident as you smile.
8- Implants can last a lifetime with proper care.
Recent clinical studies found that 94% of patients are satisfied with dental implants, and would recommend the procedure to their family and friends.