Dental implants are a restorative option for patients who are missing some or all of their teeth. In order to be a good candidate for this treatment, you much have sufficient bone structure to support the implant posts.
Dental implants fuse with bone to create a strong and durable foundation for replacement of an individual tooth or an implant-supported bridge or denture replacing multiple teeth. The cylindrical and/or screw-shaped post is typically made of titanium, and serves as a substitute for the tooth root.
Implant restorations feel, fit, look, and function like natural teeth, without negatively impacting eating, smiling or speaking. Implants maintain the natural shape of the face and smile, and help to prevent adjacent teeth from shifting over time. They are the only restoration option that stimulates bone growth and prevents bone loss.
To receive more information about dental implants and to discuss if this treatment is right for you, please contact C-K Family Dental at (315) 253-8891 today.