Why You Should Opt For Dental Implants

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Do you have a missing tooth or two? Maybe you have a tooth that is in such bad shape that your dentist has already told you that there is not much left that can be done for it other than to pull it out of your mouth. Either way, your dentist might have mentioned getting a dental implant. If you are still on the fence about this, you might want to learn about the various benefits that would come from getting a dental implant, as this will help you with the decision making process.

Permanent Solution

If you have a tooth that is barely there and your dentist keeps trying to make it look normal with fillings that keep falling out, it might be time for a dental implant. Why continue to deal with temporary solutions that just end up causing you a lot of frustration? A dental implant is there to stay so you might want to talk to your dentist about whether you are a good candidate for an implant.

Looks Just Like A Real Tooth

One of the reasons some people will decide against getting a dental implant is that they are worried that the implant will not look natural. However, even the worst looking implant would look a lot better than not having any tooth in that spot at all. Of course, a low quality dental implant is not something you would generally have to worry about. The dentist will take molds of your teeth in order to make sure that the implant will match the rest of your teeth. It is not going to stick out from the rest. It will be the correct size, shape, and color so that no one will be able to tell the difference between your natural teeth and the implant.

Done In A Couple Of Visits

If you are worried about having to return to the dentist too many times, you do not have to worry any longer. Sure, you might have to go to the dentist a couple of times in order to have the molds made, the existing tooth pulled if it is still there, and to have the implant put in. However, after the procedure is finished, you are not going to have to worry about continuing to go back to the dentist to have it checked on or adjusted. Once it is in place, that is it. You do not have to return to the dentist until you need another regular check up or experience a problem with another tooth.

It should be easy to now see how getting a dental implant might be the best decision for your personal dental situation.


14 January 2015

Emergency Dental Care

The average dentist takes many client appointments each day and also deals with emergency situations on a regular basis. Dental emergencies are very common because people are likely to put off having tooth pain fixed until the pain becomes unbearable. Some people have anxiety about dental visits, and others are trying to avoid the expense of dental care. In either case, the end result is often a dental emergency. I have worked as a professional dental hygienist for many years and have seen all types of dental emergencies. I hope that this blog will help people identify potential emergencies before they become too serious and will allow people to know when to get help.