Dental implants are a dental solution that many people find gives them a new lease of life. Losing your teeth can affect more than just your oral health. It changes the way you look, which can affect your self-esteem. The functionality of your mouth is also affected and can restrict your food choices or even your options when it comes to social functions. If this already sounds familiar, or you are in a position where you are likely to lose teeth in the near future, it could be time to consider dental implants in Buckinghamshire with Smile Design Dental.
At Smile Design Dental, we ensure that you understand the benefits of dental implants in Buckinghamshire before we begin your treatment. This helps you to prepare and gives you something to look forward to.
Dental implants restore your teeth. Even if you have multiple missing teeth, you can have these replaced using dental implants and teeth that are mounted on a secure denture or bridge. This means that you can smile, eat, laugh and speak with confidence again.
Dental implants are designed to last a lifetime, if they are properly cared. Diligent dental hygiene is still important for the longevity of your dental implants and the surrounding gums but, beyond this, there is little that you need to do to look after them.
Why you should not wait
Dental implants are embedded in the jawbone. This needs to be strong and dense enough to endure the actions of chewing.
When you have your natural teeth, the jawbone is supplied with blood and kept in good condition by the body so it can do its job. As soon as you lose teeth, the body begins to adapt and no longer supports the area in the same way. This can lead to deterioration of the jawbone to the point where it is no longer able to support dental implants without additional preparatory work.
The sooner you can have dental implants fitted, the better it is for the health of your jawbone. Once they are in place, your dental implants stimulate the body to continue to supply the area surrounding them with blood and other necessities.