Dental implants are secured by inserting a post into the jaw bone, which holds the replacement artificial tooth in place. They are often a better choice over a bridge because they don’t require the support of other teeth to be inserted.
The most common type of implant used is those that are inserted into the bone, which are called endosteal implants. Another option is subperiosteal implants, which are placed on the bone, and might be used for people who have limited bone height and aren’t suitable for traditional dentures.
Anyone who wants to have dental implants should have enough bone tissue in their jaw, as well as healthy gums. Dr. Delafraz works with a periodontist to determine whether you are a candidate for implants.
While dentures can be removed, dental implants are attached via posts inserted into the jaw.
People choose dental implants to replace teeth for a number of reasons. One of the reasons to select dental implants is that they provide a more permanent option than dentures. Dental Implants:
The process of having dental implants inserted is one that takes several months, but the time required is worth it for the results.
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