If living with a missing tooth is causing you embarrassment, you don’t have to endure it any longer. Millions of adults are missing teeth, and it’s not always because of poor oral hygiene. But, no matter the reason for your tooth loss, Dr. Michael Mulkey of Lost Mountain Dental at Due West, respected dental practice in Marietta, GA can help you restore your oral health and confidence with dental implants, the premier treatment recommended by thousands of dentists to replace missing teeth.
How Do Dental Implants Work?
Dental implants actually replace your missing tooth from the root up. A titanium implant is surgically embedded in the jawbone and replaces the tooth’s root. Then, an artificial tooth called a crown is attached to the implant, and this crown blends in with your existing teeth. Once your implant site has healed from the surgery, you can use your new implant exactly the same way you would your natural teeth.
How Can Dental Implants Help Restore My Confidence?
Unlike other tooth replacement options like bridges or dentures, dental implants are installed directly into the jawbone. Because of this you will be able to brush and floss them just like your natural teeth, without ever needing to remove them or without changing how you floss. And unlike with dentures, you will never suffer the embarrassment of them slipping or falling out while you talk or eat or need messy adhesives to keep them in place.
Implants can help restore more than the appearance of your smile. They also help maintain your oral health as well. When a permanent tooth is lost, the jawbone can actually begin eroding, changing the shape of your mouth and disrupting the stability of your bite. Because dental implants replace the root from the missing tooth, they promote the growth of new healthy jawbone tissue while preserving your jawbone’s structure and making sure your teeth remain securely in place.
Dental Implants in Marietta, GA
Implants are a long-term investment in the health and appearance of your smile. Lost Mountain Dental’s Dr. Mulkey is focused on the long term maintenance of a comfortable, functional smile that provides confidence and the best possible quality of life for his patients. If you’re in the Marietta area and are considering dental implants schedule your comprehensive consultation online or call (678) 212-1280 to begin restoring your oral health, your smile and your confidence today.