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Dental Implants: Get Your Confidence Back

Dental Implants: Get Your Confidence Back

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Missing teeth as a result of aging or trauma comes with a number of implications. Aside from taking a toll on the appearance, a noticeable void in the mouth can lead to a void of confidence, filled instead with feelings of embarrassment and insecurity. The Cosmetic Dentistry Institute in Troy, Michigan offers dental implants to those with missing teeth who would like to rebuild their self-esteem.

Dental Implants - A Brief Overview

Implant dentistry allows you to experience teeth that look, feel, and work just like natural ones! Dental implants are generally titanium posts or screws that are secured directly in the jawbone; once the gums heal, the doctor covers the added element with realistic replacement teeth. Because these replacement teeth are attached below the gum line, the results will be more natural looking than any other tooth restoration.  In addition, the implant-supported restorations will not slip or slide out of place, unlike traditional removable restorations.

Dental Implants - The Ideal Candidate

Aside from missing teeth, a successful implant dentistry candidate should be in good overall health with healthy gums and sufficient bone to support a potential implant. Anyone considering dental implants should also be aware that dental implants permanently alter the supporting tissues of the mouth. 

Those who may not qualify include individuals who:

·         have endured bone loss

·         lack fully developed jawbones

·         heavily consume alcohol or smoke

·         suffer from  chronic diseases

·         have undergone radiation therapy

Of course, candidates should be committed to practicing good oral hygiene, too!

Dental Implants - The First Step

To find out the best fit for you, it is important to be thoroughly examined by a dental implant specialist. The award-winning team at the Cosmetic Dentistry Institute upholds the highest standards in implant dentistry in Troy, Michigan. Reach out and take the first step in getting your self-confidence back today!

 

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