Dental Implants & Tooth Restorations From Your Dentist in Chatham
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- Bolster your smile confidence
- Replace missing teeth
- Prevent jawbone loss
- Eat your favourite foods again
- Protect surrounding teeth from overuse and potential damage.
Tooth loss can be caused by a variety of factors, including tooth decay, periodontal disease, genetic conditions, and injury. And while dentures and bridges were once the only way to restore a patient’s smile, at Chatham-Kent Dental in Chatham, we offer multiple choices when it comes to replacing one or more teeth.
The popularity of dental implants is continually on the rise, and for multiple reasons. They’re fused to your jawbone, so they’re permanent; they match the shade of your natural teeth, so they’re incredibly natural looking; they’re extremely durable, so they make eating easier; and they improve the clarity of your speech, which also boosts your confidence. Best of all, implants that are well cared for can last a lifetime!
How is an implant placed?
Made from titanium metal, an implant is a screwlike device that fuses with the jawbone to take the place of a missing tooth’s roots. The implant is “topped” with an artificial replacement tooth (which can be fixed or removable) and adds stability to the surrounding natural teeth. Dental implants help people smile, speak, and eat the way they did before experiencing tooth loss, are extremely durable, and can last a for decades when cared for diligently.
Is a dental implant right for your smile? In most cases, patients who are able to undergo dental extraction or oral surgery are likely to be viable candidates for dental implants. Patients should also have healthy gums and enough bone density to hold the implant in place.
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