Missing teeth can be a huge blow to your self-confidence. You may hide behind your hands or just not smile at all. In addition, missing teeth can make eating complicated and lead to further dental issues. The good news is you can replace missing teeth at 2 location in Allen, TX and Frisco, TX, with dental implants.
What Is an Implant?
Dental implants are manufactured teeth made with a metal base that is affixed to your jaw bone. They not only replace your tooth but also the root, which is essential to jaw bone health. Normally, your tooth root helps to stimulate the jaw bone and keep it healthy. When you lose a tooth, that stimulation is gone and the bone rapidly deteriorates. This can lead to further issues and make it difficult to fit a partial or denture properly. The implant is fixed into the jaw bone where it fuses with your bone and encourages bone health. It creates a sturdy, natural fit for your new tooth.
Can I Get an Implant for More Than One Tooth?
Dental implants are available regardless of how many teeth you are missing. However, the procedure for replacing one tooth is a little different than replacing multiple teeth. If you are missing just a single tooth, you will have the base of the implant put in and return for the addition of the crown that will take the place of your missing tooth.
When you are getting multiple teeth replaced, not every tooth will be restored individually. Depending on how many teeth you are getting replaced, you will have bases installed as supports. Then the crowns are created as bridges with some attaching to a base and some not.
If you are considering a dental implant, then you should seek the care of a qualified periodontist. At our offices in Frisco, TX and Allen, TX, Dr. Cueva and Dr. Ha have the experience and skills necessary to provide you with top quality care, so contact our offices to set up an appointment.