How much can you realistically expect a dental prosthetic to do for you? Will you be comfortable with your appearance, and will you feel better about your ability to bite, chew, and speak? Your Katy, TX dentist is capable of using dental implants to provide you with a degree of prosthetic dental support that truly excites you. Your implant (or implants, if you are replacing several teeth) will provide a level of permanent support that allows you to feel better about your dental function. You can also confidently flash your smile, as your restorations can make you feel better about your appearance.
Why Should I Have A Dental Implant In Place To Hold My Restoration?
Prosthetic dental restorations can close a conspicuous gap that hurts your smile, and makes you look older and less healthy. While you certainly benefit from prosthetic support over untreated tooth loss, there are benefits to implants that make them worth bringing up with your dentist. You can appreciate the way implants offer permanent support for a prosthetic, which can make them more comfortable and reliable. Implants also help you deal with the difficult problem of jawbone deterioration, something that can go unaddressed without an implant to hold a restoration. The implants are able to stimulate your jaw, as your now-missing tooth root once did. That stimulation is important, because the action of stimulating the bone encourages the delivery of nutrients.
Receiving Your Dental Implant
A dental implant becomes a permanent resident in your jawbone. The process of placing the implant involves measuring and locating the ideal spot for this artificial root. Once you have your implant in the right place, you will wait an appropriate amount of time before receiving your restoration, which allows you to heal. Once your implant is restored, you can start showing off your improved smile, and feel more comfortable with everyday dental actions.
Better Prosthetic Support Can Make You More Confident In Your Dental Function
When you lose even a single tooth, you can find your biting and chewing function compromised. Even if a missing tooth is hard to notice when you smile, you still have to worry about the effect of this change to your biting and chewing motions. Over time, you can wear down remaining teeth, and even develop TMJ dysfunction. Thanks to your implant giving extra support for your restoration, you can return to a natural dental function.
Lathrop Dental Center Can Help You Replace Missing Teeth With The Support Of Dental Implants
If you are ready to replace a single missing tooth, or if you need to address an entire row of teeth, dental implants can help you. Lathrop Dental Center is ready to help people in and around Katy, TX make quality improvements to their smile! To schedule an appointment, you can reach our office in Katy, TX, by calling 832-437-3849.