If you have suffered tooth loss, prosthetic dentistry can help you make your smile whole again. One way many people choose to rebuild their smiles is through the support provided by dental implants. Implants are not the prosthetics themselves, but support for those prosthetics. Your dental implant will be surgically inserted into your jawbone. The location of your implant? The empty tooth socket where you once had a tooth. When this placement occurs, the healing process will actually see your bone fuse with the implant, which provides you with excellent support. Not everyone is ready for implant placement. Before you move forward with the procedure to receive one, your dentist will need to make sure you are a viable candidate.
Will I Be Approved For Dental Implants?
Your approval for a dental implant will depend on your health before placement. You need to be healthy enough to go through oral surgery. You should also have sufficient density in your jawbone (demineralization can take place after tooth loss, becoming a potential complicating factor). You may also have existing issues with gum disease that will have to be addressed.
Understanding Why A Complete Set Of Teeth Is Important
A complete set of teeth can make your smile look better, but you can count on more than just this benefit. You can also have better support when you bite and chew, and you can avoid putting unnecessary wear and tear on certain teeth.
Worried About Future Tooth Loss? Make Sure Your Gums Are Cared For
If you want to make sure you avoid future tooth loss, direct your attention towards the health of your gum tissue. Are you aware that gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss for adults? If you need help, a Perio Tray can stop gingivitis from progressing and putting you at risk.
Learn More About Receiving Dental Implants With Wager-Evans Dental
Dental implants can help ensure your prosthetic needs are met. Implants allow a restoration to stay in place, and can protect you against the loss of bone density in your jaw that will occur after unaddressed tooth loss. By reaching out to Wager-Evans Dental, you can learn how your smile can be made whole again. Our Reno, NV, office welcomes residents from South Meadows, Double Diamond, Caughlin Ranch, Donner Springs, Meadowood, Sommersett, Arrow Creek, and all surrounding communities. To set your next dental appointment, visit our office, or contact us today by calling (775) 829-7700. You can find our dental forms online.