Dental Implants Are The Healthiest Solution for Missing Teeth
Dental implants are the best – meaning healthiest – tooth replacement option.
This isn’t only because dental implants help restore the appearance of your smile, it’s primarily because they improve the natural function of your teeth and prevent bone loss.
That’s the big one, bone loss.
Bone loss occurs when there is space left by a missing tooth, this is when the loss of jawbone structure can occur. When you lose a tooth – or teeth – your jawbone will naturally recede.
But just because dental implants are widely considered the best option to replace one or more missing or decayed teeth, you still need to pay attention to your gums.
Let’s take a look at a few of the most important things you need to know about gum health before & after getting dental implants. Read the rest of this entry »