If you’ve lost a tooth, you will be aware of how a gap in your teeth can affect your appearance and self-confidence.Dental implants are a permanent solution for restoring missing teeth. So what exactly can a dental implant treat?
Replacing a single tooth is the most common and easiest to treatment In essence, it’s a simple procedure that fills in the visible gap with a permanent prosthesis. Depending upon the size of the tooth that needs replacing and the gap between the teeth, then a dental implant can fill the void. It’s possible to have a brand new tooth in as little as a few hours.
Posterior teeth are located at the back of the mouth. These molars and pre-molars are necessary for chewing foods. Dental implants provide the perfect replacement for molars because the titanium based implants are lightweight, yet strong and durable. They can easily take the pressure of the chewing action, making them feels just as comfortable as normal teeth.
Anterior teeth are the most visible teeth, located in the front. These teeth include the canines and incisors which are extremely important for chewing. and biting. Anterior teeth give you self-confidence because they are the most visible. Dental implants are the perfect solution to give you back your confidence and self-esteem.
Full arch restoration
When a complete set of top or bottom teeth is missing it can cause the bone to weaken. When there is substantial bone loss, then a bone graft may be necessary. This is done to make sure that there is sufficient bone and that it is strong enough to secure the implants into place. Failure to do this may result in the implants not taking. A full arch replacement can take several months to complete, because the bone needs to build up and fuse with the implant.
If you want to know more about replacing missing teeth with dental implants, then contact Sedation and Implant Dentistry of Tehachapi to schedule an appointment.