Last month, we wrote about the importance of replacing missing teeth. As we explained, it is important to replace missing teeth to keep the teeth from shifting, to help the jawbone stay intact, and to ensure that the surrounding teeth do not become damaged. We also replace teeth to help chew food better so we can eat whatever we want, not just soft foods. Chewing food well will help the digestive system to be healthy. Teeth are needed to properly pronounce words and speak clearly, think of a six year old that is lisping after losing their front baby teeth. Replacing missing teeth help us eat well, speak well, look good, and be healthier by supporting healthy digestion and our immune system.
Have you been wearing removable dentures and are ready to make a lasting change to improve your oral health? Or maybe you have recently experienced a tooth extraction and are deciding which tooth replacement method is best for you. There is one alternative we always recommend to patients who are looking for a tooth replacement option that is natural looking and offers many of the same benefits as your existing teeth. Continue reading to learn more about this popular treatment.
A healthy smile should last a lifetime, but sometimes that smile needs a little help. For numerous reasons, people find themselves missing a tooth (or teeth). Not only can a missing tooth lead to embarrassment, it can also lead to long-term health issues. Fortunately, there are procedures, such as dental implants, that can bring back that beautiful smile for good.