No one likes losing their natural teeth. However, dental trauma, poor oral hygiene, and genetics may lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, you don’t have to wear an “incomplete” smile throughout your life. Dental implants from Montclair Dental Care in Oakland, California, are a superior way to replace your teeth for life! Once dental implants are installed, you eat, chew, and look as if you have 100% natural teeth.
When one loses teeth, they can experience health complications such as rapid bone loss, diminished oral functionality, and dipped self-confidence. However, replacing your missing teeth with dental implants can improve your quality of life and overall health.
A dental implant involves three parts to replace your entire tooth, from the crown to the tooth root. These parts are:
If you have had enough of your missing teeth, considering dental implants in Oakland, California, is one of the best decisions you will ever make for your dental health. Schedule an appointment today with Montclair Dental Care, and Dr. Kenneth Childers and the team will rebuild your tooth to resemble the looks and performance of the tooth you lost.
Like all living tissues, bone has a life cycle. Old bone tissue is absorbed into the body to pave the way for new, healthy bone. New bone doesn’t form just like that — it needs stimuli from within the body. In the jaw, this stimulation originates from your teeth as you chew or bite. Unfortunately, this stimulation dissipates when you lose your teeth, and your jawbone starts deteriorating.
Dental implants can stop bone atrophy by restoring bone stimulation. Dental implants are made from a biocompatible material, enabling the jawbone to grow around it. A dental implant provides bone stimulation just like your teeth did once. This stimulation maintains bone density and volume, minimizing the degradation of your facial appearance.
The other benefits of dental implants include: