Things You Should Know About Dental Implants

Posted by Dr. Bishay on Aug 3 2021, 10:22 AM

One of the most sought-after treatments for missing teeth is dental implants. 

Dental implants are surgically attached metal posts that act as a support for dentures, bridges, and crowns. Unlike other options, dental implants provide a lasting and comfortable solution. It’s why Dr. Bishay at Grace Dental in Sugar Land, Texas, recommends implants to patients who have lost one or several teeth. 

Before you decide if they are right for you, here are some of the things you should know about implants:

  • Dental Implants Are a Permanent Restoration

As the prosthetic teeth are firmly embedded in the jawbone, dental implants can last a lifetime with proper care. Made of titanium, they have more durability than dentures and prevent any form of decay. 

  • Dental Implants Look and Feel Natural 

Dental implants are customized to look and feel the same as your natural teeth. They are designed to fit your jaw structure and are indistinguishable from your existing teeth. With dental implants, you can eat, speak, and smile freely.

  • Dental Implants Have a High Success Rate

One of the main reasons dental implants are the number one solution for tooth restoration is their excellent success rate. According to the latest statistics, implants have a success rate of over 97%. 

  • Dental Implants Preserve Jawbone Structure

A dental implant also replaces the tooth root, helping maintain the natural structure of the jawbone. The titanium roots are firmly placed in the jawbone and allow tissues to grow and form natural bonds with the roots thus preventing any shifting of the teeth. 

  • Dental Implants and Comfortable and Secure 

With dental implants, you can completely restore your oral functionality, biting and chewing whatever foods you like without any restrictions. Dental implants can replace multiple teeth and don’t cause any harm to your adjoining natural teeth. 

  • Dental Implants Require Easy Maintenance

Once the prosthetic tooth is healed and securely fixed, it functions just like your natural teeth. Therefore, it will need the same maintenance. A regular routine that includes brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits is all you need to do to keep them in mint condition. In the long run, dental implants are more feasible than any other form of tooth replacement.

  • Dental Implants Are Suitable for Almost All

Dental implants are recommended as a viable treatment only after a complete assessment of the patient’s oral health. You can be a viable candidate for dental implants irrespective of your age or sex if you have a healthy jaw bone structure. 

To learn more about dental implants and their benefits, schedule an appointment with Dr. Bishay at Grace Dental in Sugar Land, Texas, by calling (281) 340-1333.

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