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Filling in the Gaps: Dental Implants

August 21, 2018
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Posted By: Dr. Evan Chiang & Dr. Yogesh Goel
Dental Implant | Woodin Creek Dental

Missing one or more teeth is more than just an esthetic issue. Although people might make judgments about you because of your missing teeth, this might be something you are willing to overlook. But the problem with missing even one tooth is that you are putting the health of the rest of your teeth at risk.

When there is a space in your mouth, your remaining teeth will eventually begin to shift to fill in that empty space. This compromises your bite and can cause your teeth to become unduly worn. This can also lead to another serious problem—the loss of more teeth.

Don’t put your oral health at risk. Filling in the gaps in your mouth with dental implants makes sense, and we can provide you with more information at our Woodinville, WA practice.

Dental Implants: The Gold Standard for Tooth Replacement

If the idea of dentures or bridges to replace missing teeth is unappealing, you are not alone. Dental implants are permanent restorations that look and function most like your natural teeth. Dental implants take the place of your missing tooth root, integrating permanently into your jawbone. Once a dental crown is put over the implant, no one can tell that you have a dental implant. You will be able to chew normally again, enjoying all of your favorite foods without worrying about your restoration moving or shifting.

By filling in the gap left by one or more missing teeth with a dental implant, you are also protecting the health of the rest of your teeth.

The implant process takes place over a period of several months. After the implant is placed surgically into the jawbone, it will be anywhere from three to six months before it is permanently integrated into the jawbone. After this time you can be fitted with a permanent dental crown that will blend in seamlessly with the rest of your teeth.

Don’t Risk Your Oral Health

Talk to us about dental implants if you are in the Woodinville, WA area. Give Woodin Creek Dental a call today!

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