Loosing a tooth can be an emotional and stressful experience, but there are great options out here to choose from to replace that lost tooth with a dental implant. This type of incident is not unusual and can happen to many people out here. There are different things that can and will cause this type of situation to happen to someone such as cavities and disease of the gums. Gaps in between a person’s teeth can be anyone’s nightmare because the appearance of it is just not appealing to certain onlookers, and this may cause some other types of problems.
Teeth that are close or anywhere near these teeth gaps may have a tendency to shift into those empty spaces, and this can change the entire mouth structure. That is when most people realize that their mouth is not aligned in its correct positions anymore. The teeth in the opposite jaw either make a decision to grow upwards or downwards. The empty space of the lost tooth can begin to shrink because of not using the regular chewing motion in that area. It is very hard to regain the loss of gum and bone tissue once it has been deteriorated.
It is best to try to use prevention measures to avoid this happening at all in the first place, but a dental implant is the best choice to avoid any further problems from the loss of teeth. Dentistry has excelled in so many areas with several modern approaches to make everyone’s smile look natural and attractive. Patients in the past were not able to afford any of these teeth replacement procedures, but it is obtainable now in this day and age because prices are affordable for the average person who needs this type of dental work done from a missing tooth.
A dental tooth implant is a tooth root that is artificial, and it is implanted into the person’s jawbone where the real tooth would have been before. It’s job is to support all of the teeth it has surrounding it. This process also helps to preserve bone volume too, and that is a fact that most are not aware of when considering a dental tooth implant. Some of the implants can be put in the same day the loss of a tooth happens, but it all depends on how the tooth came out by learning what actually caused this such as accidents that can strike at any moment. There are some people who have a few teeth that are missing, or it could be all of the teeth in the mouth that had to come out so that is when dentures would usually be an option. Having dental implants placed as soon as possible will ensure the best possible outcomes.
If you have any questions please give Acevedo Dental Group a call and we will be happy to answer them. We now have a brand new state of the art office in Santa Ana, CA where we have the latest technology to place Dental Implants.