The periodontist, oral surgeon or a general dentist who knows about implants surgery can perform placement and restoration of dental implants. The single tooth replacement involves a custom crown that has been manufactured in the dental laboratory to look like a natural tooth being screwed permanently into the abutment. If you have lost numerous teeth you can go for fixed multiple tooth replacement. The removable implant-supported tooth replacement scared of helping people who have lost more than four teeth on either the lower or upper jaw. These are the benefits of dental implants.
Your bones and gums are lost when you lose your teeth, but dental implants preserve the bones and gums. The form and density of the bone can be maintained when ebony stimulated. Dental implants fused to the bone and stabilize it so that there is no additional loss of bone. Dental implants stop reabsorption so that the bone is preserved because reabsorption causes bone loss when it is no longer supporting the teeth.
The teeth can shift from the natural alignment because of various reasons, but dental implants prevent the shifting. The soft muscles and gums in the mouth are softened and made to relax by the bacteria causing periodontal diseases which affect the soft tissues and gums in the mouth. The dental implants fill the area that missing teeth left so that there are no teeth that will shift because of the space that has been left by the missing teeth. The braces are used to realign the overlapping teeth because of a small mouth that cannot contain all the teeth. Grinding the teeth causes teeth to shift; hence, it is recommended to wear night guards to prevent them from this habit.
Dental implants do not decompose; hence, they are durable. After having dental implants you can smile with the high level of confidence because they look like their natural teeth. When someone loses their teeth their facial structures are also affected, but dental implants rectify this condition to restore the facial structure of a person. Dental implants give you back the life you were living before you lost your teeth by enabling you to chew and speak naturally. You should learn how to maintain your dental implants because that will determine if they were last longer. Your dental implants will last depending on the bone grafts that you undergo. If after the dental implants you experience pain, loose dental implants among other complications you should go back for check-ups because it is a sign that the dental implants need to be replaced.