Dental implants provide a permanent solution for the replacement of lost teeth. unlike dentures, they behave very much like natural teeth in a number of different ways. However, when patients are faced with the side-by-side costs of both procedures, the cost of the implant procedure may dominate the decision-making process. Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of dental implants vs dentures.
Over the long term dental implants can offer a viable approach to managing missing teeth but you generally do need to pay for the benefits upfront and reap the rewards later. Because implants can cost a few thousand dollars, depending on the complexity of your particular case, many people seek out a dental plan that pays for implants so they don’t have to cover the costs out of pocket.
Despite the fact that modern-day dental implants are extremely successful, problems with dental implants can and do occur. While some implant issues may be down to things like bad planning/execution an incomplete assessment of the patient’s condition, or (in even lesser cases) a poorly made dental implant, the vast majority of common problems with dental implants are caused by the patient themselves. With these in mind, let’s take a closer look at some of the causes of dental implant problems and more importantly, how they can be avoided.
Bone grafting for dental implants is a surprisingly common procedure for many people seeking dental implant placement, especially in those who have had missing teeth for any length of time. While most people focus on the cosmetic effects of an implant based-restoration it’s important to understand the various types of oral surgery associated with an implant procedure and how it will affect treatment times. So without further ado, here’s all you need to know…
If you’re not far from getting your first dental implant there may be several things keeping you awake at night. While most people worry about the dental implant procedure it’s just as important that you know how to care for your new smile, post-surgery. With this in mind let’s take a look at the type of foods you need to eat while your body heals.