With their rising popularity, you have likely heard about dental implants and might even have a friend who has undergone the procedure. This treatment can have a huge impact on a patient’s health and happiness, and Dr. Marko Kamel and his staff take pride in offering this service. Before asking a dentist about implants, we recommend you learn about the process and the benefits so you can make an educated decision.
Permanence and Comfort
While dentures are still widely used and preferred by some people, dental implants have become the top replacement option because of their likeness to real teeth. The technology used in implants allows your body to operate exactly as it would if your natural teeth were still there. You will notice those benefits in many ways, including:
- – Matching coloration
- – Facial and jaw support
- – Continued jawbone stimulation
An implant is not simply a cosmetic fix for a missing or damaged tooth. By connecting the new tooth to your jaw, these fixtures improve your overall dental health. On top of that, you do not have to regularly fix or replace implants, as they are designed to remain permanently.
Preparing for Implants
In order for your procedure to be a success, your mouth must be in the right condition to accept the implant. In some cases, a bone graft is necessary to shore up the area where the screw will meet the jawbone. Depending on the location of the missing tooth, tissue may need to be added to increase support near the sinuses. While this treatment works well for most patients, it is necessary that your mouth and jaw are healthy so you do not end up rejecting the implant.
Call for More Information
If you are interested in seeing how Dr. Kamel can help with your dental implants, please contact our office in Woodbury, MN. We will gladly offer more information regarding our procedures and your eligibility.