Have lost all or some of your natural teeth? Replacing missing teeth is important, not only to your overall health, but also to your oral health. Your chewing ability weakens, and it may cause other teeth to crowd, tip or be lost. To put it simply, missing a tooth or teeth creates problem after problem after problem.
Bridges, dentures and flexible dentures are not the only solution, thanks to advances in modern dentistry. Loughton dental implants from Broadway Dental Clinic are small metal screws that are placed in the jaw so that crowns, bridges and dentures can be fixed onto them.
Clinically Proven and Safe Solution for Missing Teeth
Implant dentistry offers a clinically proven and safe solution to getting back a great smile and being able to bite and chew with confidence. When you lose your natural teeth, your jaw bone and surrounding tissues start to resorb or disappear over time. When implants are placed in the jaw, it stimulates the remaining bone to grow and mesh around the metal, along with tiny blood vessels. More importantly, implants help restore function so you can eat, chew and bite without your dentures falling out or having to stick to a soft food diet for the rest of your life.
Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?
Generally, if you lost a tooth or some teeth, you are a candidate for dental implants in Loughton. It is, however, important that you are in good health, as some conditions like diabetes, gum disease and cancer, may affect the success rate of the implants. Adequate bone in the jaw is important to support the implant as well.
Good candidates also:
- Have full commitment to good oral hygiene
- Have not had treatment with bisphosphonate medications
- Do not smoke, or willing to stop smoking during the process
- Are willing to commit about four to twelve months to the dental implant procedure
Before the treatment, it is important to let your dentist know your medical history, as well as all the medicines you are currently taking (including over-the-counter drugs).
Your smile should last a lifetime. With Loughton dental implants from Broadway Dental Clinic, it will. Call us today to book an appointment.