Everyone deserves to have a beautiful smile. Even more than that, everyone deserves to have a full set of teeth with which to properly chew. Even one missing tooth affects the structure of your mouth and your ability to chew your food well.
Dental Implants in Lubbock Cosmetic services can provide you with options to replace one tooth or a full set of teeth depending on the needs of the patient. Not everyone is a good candidate for tooth implants, but for those who are, this is a viable alternative to bridges or dentures.
Bridges put a lot of pressure on the supporting teeth to which they are attached. This causes problems with otherwise healthy teeth. Even though the supporting teeth are usually capped before placed the bridge, every time you chew food, those teeth are pulled on and compromised.
Dentures can replace a full set of teeth and last a long time. However, over time the structure of your mouth changes and your gum-line recedes. Dentures do provide a good way to properly chew your food, but they don’t provide structural support to the mouth in general.
Dyal Family Dentistry dentists will know if you are a good candidate for implants. When it’s discovered that you can have dental implants to replace a single missing tooth or a full set of teeth, the process will begin. If you have teeth that need to be pulled, it can take months in some cases before you have your new implants and smile. When only one or a few teeth are being replaced, it doesn’t take that long.
Three different types if implants can be used for patients. These types include endosteal, sub-periosteal, and artificial bone substitute implants. Artificial bone substitute implants involve having a calcium substitute fitted over your jaw bone which bonds to the jaw bone over time. Endosteal implants are those wedged in the jaw to replace a root and Sub-periosteal implants are affixed directly over the jaw bone and are mostly used for elderly patients.
Dyal Family in Dentistry provides quality implant solutions for patients who need tooth replacement. Dental Implants Lubbock services include an evaluation of your jaw’s structure and oral health to ensure you are a good candidate for this procedure.