Losing more and more of your teeth as you progress in age may seem like a natural part of life that you have to deal with, however, thanks to dental implants you can preserve a younger looking face for much longer. Keep reading to learn about the obvious, and not so obvious, advantages of choosing to go with dental implants.
Implanting a Future of Good Oral Health
You do not have to kiss your teeth goodbye as you age, and it may actually be better if you don't. Dental implantation is a process of taping into the existing bone in your mouth in order to fuse it to an artificial tooth that functions just like a natural tooth. Not only will you now have a mouth full of wonderful looking teeth, but you will also get to have them 24/7, unlike dentures that must be removed; dentures are also more difficult to eat and talk with, not quite feeling as natural is a dental implant. Dental implants help to preserve the bone density in your jaw, which will naturally start disappearing if you are not applying pressure to the region; when bone density disappears, it may cause you to look older by leaving your face shriveled.
Another way that dental implants can keep you looking younger is by providing the support that your teeth need to stay aligned; losing teeth could lead to your other surrounding teeth shifting towards the gap where your missing tooth used to be. As you can see, choosing to get dental implants could preserve a younger and healthier look for much longer. Please do not hesitate to call us for more information or to schedule an appointment; we look forward to giving you a future to smile about.