Dental implants are the closest thing to natural teeth you can get!
People who are missing teeth often find it difficult to chew and swallow, and this can affect your digestion as well as your general health and well-being. However, it seems that what most people are not aware of is that missing teeth can lead to other dental issues: if a tooth is missing the other teeth on either side will attempt to fill in the gap. The other issues from missing teeth are, potentially, bone loss and gum disease.
Bone loss results in jawbone shrinkage that can change the shape of your face. If this does happen it will give the person the appearance of a sunken face, lips will appear thinner and the skin around the mouth and neck will wrinkle.
Another problem: people unfortunate enough to suffer gum disease or ailments related to their jawbone may not be able to have dental implants. This is due to the fact that dental implants need to be REPLACEed into the jawbone and if it has been adversely affected by gum disease or missing teeth; you may need to consult your dentist for other options.
At North Shore Restorative and Implant Dentistry, we are here to help…
It is important to know we going to a dentist that no single component of the mouth is more important than the other. The mouth is a delicate system which involves your teeth, lips, gums and musculature; and the associate structures.
At North Shore Restorative and Implant Dentistry in Long Island we want our patients to know that our dental professionals work closely with this knowledge to help you achieve the perfect smile.
The effect of losing a tooth can have a substantial impact on a person’s physical and psychological well-being and the dental implant is, arguably, the best option for missing teeth. Dental Implants allow a patient to regain the structural component of their teeth: it also allows them to reclaim the beauty of their smile!
What are Dental Implants…
Dental Implants are artificial teeth replacements. At North Shore Restorative and Implant Dentistry in Long Island, our skilled dentists will be able to fit the implants so they look just like your natural teeth. Dental Implants are ideal for replacing one missing tooth, restoring an entire mouth or retaining a removable prosthesis and are a long lasting, cost-effective means of treatment missing tooth or teeth.
- Dental Implants are surgically REPLACEed into the jawbone and act as anchor within the mouth.
- As time progresses the jaw will attach itself to the Implant. What this allows for is Implants or dentures to be permanently fastened into place.
Dental Implants have changed dentistry. Dental Implants are a viable option for the replacement of teeth. And not only that, but dental implants are also proven to improve bone and supporting structures.
Thanks to recent developments in Implant Dentistry we are now able to perform the surgery without incisions. This is means virtually no pain or discomfort while your mouth is reinvigorated.
At North Shore Restorative and Implant Dentistry in Long Island we understand that the look of a smile is just as important and this is why we can happily say that dental implants provide not only an outstanding functional benefits but also aesthetic benefits.
To discover more about our implant dentistry, or to book an appointment at our conveniently located Long Island dental practice, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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