Published: 07/14/2015

If you are missing a permanent tooth, you are not alone. Nearly 70 percent of adults over the age of 40 are missing one or more permanent teeth. Dental implants may be an ideal choice for people who have lost a tooth due to an injury, gum disease or numerous other reasons. A dental implant is a synthetic root, surgically placed in your jawbone, to hold a bridge or replacement tooth. Implants are structurally reliable and sturdy because they fuse to the jawbone and simulate the actions of natural tooth roots; stimulating the bone through a process known as osseointegration, maintaining the shape of your face and promoting overall dental health.

Dental Implant Advantages

Dental implants are made of titanium and simulate new tooth roots by encouraging bone growth on a daily basis. This activity maintains the strength, vitality, and functionality of your jawbone while the crown sits above the gum line, resembling a beautiful, healthy, and natural appearance. Other advantages of dental implants include the following:

  • Improved speech and appearance
  • Easier and more confident chewing
  • Durable and long-lasting
  • Convenience and comfort
  • Improved long-term oral health
  • Enhanced self-esteem

Smiling and eating are effortless and pleasurable with permanent dental implants.

Because a sufficient amount of bone in the jaw is essential to structurally maintain the implant, the ideal candidates are those with healthy gum tissues, free of gum disease, due to the nature of dental implants fusing with the underlying bone and gum tissues within the mouth. Periodontists are the experts who specialize in this field, allowing them to be the best choice to provide your dental implant needs. They have the specialized knowledge, training, experience, and facilities that are required to produce teeth that simulate your natural aesthetics and functionality.

Dental Implant Experts

To discover if dental implants are suited for you, schedule a visit with Dr. Chris Stevens today. Contact the team of professionals at 866-901-5914 to learn more about the procedure and understand the factors that contribute to the tooth replacement success. We are conveniently located in the Sun Prairie and surrounding Madison, WI areas.

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