Restoring your smile after tooth loss can make you more confident and comfortable in social situations. With the right support, your prosthetic can also help you maintain better oral health, and have an easier time biting and chewing. At our Sheridan, WY dental office, we can talk to you about restoring your smile with a dental implant-held restoration. Dental implants act as artificial roots for prostheses, and give them more functional stability. You can find that with an implant in place, or with multiple implants to hold a larger restoration, you can have a better experience with your restored smile! We are prepared to talk to you about replacing a single lost tooth, or making prosthetic care part of a larger full mouth rehabilitation.
1. Your Implant Can Stimulate Your Jawbone, And Draw Nutrients And Minerals
One problem with tooth loss that may surprise you is the effect the problem can have on your jawbone. When you lose teeth, you lose out on important services provided by their roots. When you bite and chew, your roots actually stimulate your jawbone and send signals for your body to deliver nutrients to it. When that stimulation is lessened, you receive fewer nutrients and minerals. With implants in place, you can bring back that support, and avoid difficulties that this can cause.
2. An Implant-Held Restoration Can Provide More Functional Support
If you have a more stable restoration, you can feel more confident about biting and chewing certain foods. With dental implants, it becomes possible to keep a prosthetic stable enough to where you have no issues applying pressure to it. This can be especially helpful for an individual who needs to replace more teeth, as it can mean keeping up with a more varied diet. You can also appreciate how this arrangement can make you more comfortable throughout the day.
3. Dental Implants Help Keep Neighboring Teeth Secure
Your teeth depend on each other for support – when a tooth is lost, its neighbors face a greater risk for shifting, or being lost! The presence of your implant can keep your neighboring teeth roots in place, so there is less concern that they might start to move over time. You implant also helps because it restores the stimulation that keeps your jawbone from deteriorating.
Talk To Grinnell Street Dental About Receiving A Dental Implant!
Grinnell Street Dental is ready to help patients who have experienced tooth loss! If you are bothered by a gap in your smile, feel fed up with biting and chewing difficulties, and simply want to feel better about your oral health, we can discuss having a dental implant placed to hold a lifelike prosthetic restoration. To learn more about Grinnell Street Dental, or to make an appointment with one of our doctors, contact our Sheridan, WY, dental office today at (307) 672-7567.