Dental implants in El Paso are a permanent way to replace any number of teeth you might be missing. In the past, if you were missing teeth, dentures and dental bridges were your only choices for replacements. However, technology has now given us a much better option in dental implants that are not only more effective but also look and feel like natural teeth. So if you’re looking for a do-over with your smile, Implants are perfect for you.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
Dental implants are beneficial to more than just a person’s mouth—they can positively affect other areas of their life as well. Studies have shown that tooth loss is linked to conditions such as lower self-esteem, isolation, diabetes, malnutrition, depression, loneliness, and even heart disease. Dental implants can help reverse or alleviate many of these issues.
There are many benefits to dental implants, including improved appearance, self-confidence, and social life. Additionally, because they allow you to eat all types of foods, your nutrition will improve. This in turn can have a positive impact on your overall health.
Improve your appearance
The main advantage of dental implants is that they preserve bone and prevent further jaw damage, resulting in a restoration that looks better. When all or most of the natural teeth are damaged or missing, the jawbone has nothing left to stimulate growth. The human body recognizes when the jaws are no longer needed to support teeth, causing them to dissolve.
Facial structure deterioration is accelerated as a result of this: the lips fold in, the lower face shrinks, and wrinkles appear around the mouth, giving “marionette lines.” This makes someone seem much older than they really are. Wrinkles and facial structure collapse are eliminated with dental implant surgery, allowing you to look ten years younger!
Even if you are only missing one tooth, it is usually better in the long run to have an implant-supported replacement tooth than a traditional tooth-supported bridge. This is especially important in the front of your mouth where preventing a visible bone defect is key for a natural appearance.
Permanent and reliable
Dental implants are permanent. They cannot be removed like dentures. Therefore, you won’t have to worry about them sliding, slipping, or falling out of your mouth while chewing food or engaging in other activities. Because dental implants are surgically inserted into the jaw, they become an integral component of your oral anatomy.
Restores your bite
With dental implants, you won’t have to worry about your bite or chewing power again. Missing teeth can often change your bite because the other teeth around it start to shift into empty spaces. Additionally, biting and chewing food becomes difficult and uncomfortable with missing teeth. However, by getting dental implant surgery, we can restore both your bite and ability to chew correctly back to normal!
Health benefits of dental implants
Improved oral health also enhances your overall health. Dental implants aid in the development of a healthier mouth and the reduction of periodontal disease, which is a bacterial-induced chronic inflammation and infection. Periodontal disease alone will not cure itself. It might lead to heart attacks, strokes, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and other chronic diseases if left untreated. Dental implants will immediately improve the health of your mouth, as well as your general health and well-being.
Over 30 years of clinical research have shown that implant-supported restorations are highly successful, with success rates now over 95%. These cases were followed from the start and will most likely remain successful for these patients’ lifetimes.
Dental implants are intended to be long-lasting, but many elements influence their longevity. Your case is planned based on your age at the time of surgery, your family’s history of longevity, and your individual needs. Furthermore, implant technology is evolving and improving all the time. Our dental implant surgeon keeps up with worldwide gatherings in order to determine what technology will provide the most consistent outcome over his patients’ lifetimes.
Our dental implant surgeon and his expert implant hygienist closely monitor the health of your implants and make personalize the types of care that ensure the long-term health of your implants and new teeth. Home care visits are probably one of, if not the most critical aspect, of making sure they last.
Schedule a dental implant consultation today!
Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. Not only do they look and feel like your natural teeth, but they are also permanent, reliable, and restore your bite. They also eliminate health issues common with failing teeth and are long-lasting. Schedule a consultation today at our East El Paso dental office to see if dental implants are right for you!
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