While good oral hygiene and regular dental care will go a long way to keeping your teeth and gums healthy, there are occasions when a tooth must be removed, as a result of decay, or damage which cannot be repaired. When this happens, a dental implant may be inserted to realistically take the place of the missing tooth, or teeth. Implant dentistry offers a permanent solution for missing teeth, filling the gap with natural-looking replacement teeth.
In technical terms, a dental implant is actually the screw-like titanium post which is surgically inserted into the jaw to take the place of the root of a missing tooth. This is combined with a porcelain crown, which covers the dental implant and looks just like a natural tooth. One can have a single dental implant to replace one missing tooth, or several dental implants to replace multiple teeth.
Implant dentistry is a two-step process:
Implant dentistry is a permanent solution to a missing tooth, or teeth. Aside from filling in the gap in your smile, there are many other benefits to choosing this restorative option.
Whether you need to replace one tooth, or several, at Halo Dental, we have a dental implant solution for you. We offer three main tooth-replacement options, which we will recommend depending on your particular situation:
Dental implants are perhaps the best option for tooth replacement and, with proper care and cleaning, your investment in your smile can last a lifetime. Visit New Westminster dental implants professional, Dr. Sushma Bajaj, for a consultation about whether dental implants are the solution for you.