The more teeth that are missing from your grin, the harder it will be for you to eat your favorite foods or speak with confidence in front of other people. No matter how many teeth are gone, dental implants can be used to restore a smile that looks and feels almost just like the real thing. If you’re unhappy with the empty space in your mouth and think dental implants in Sylacauga might be the solution, get in touch with Dr. Redmond today to schedule a consultation.
It’s important to consider all your different options if you want to fill in the gaps in your grin. Restorations that don’t involve implants include:
It takes multiple visits spread out over several months to get dental implants. First, we’ll need to take X-rays of your mouth to figure out the ideal placement for your implant posts. (In some cases, such as when getting implant-retained full dentures, remaining teeth in the arch will need to be extracted first.) Depending on the density of your jawbone and your overall oral health, we might need to plan for bone grafts and other additional treatments.
During implant surgery, we’ll make small incisions in your gums and insert however many implant posts are needed to support the type of dental prosthetic that we’ve selected. Once your mouth has healed and the implants are strong enough, your implant will be topped with a crown, bridge, or denture.
Why are dental implants often the preferred method of tooth replacement by a modern dentist in Sylacauga? The answer lies in their many benefits: