Dental Implants in HamiltonDental implants are designed to replace missing teeth. Unlike the bridge, implants are permanently secured surgically into the jawbone to replace the missing tooth.
Implants are an alternative to bridges. They are used to replace missing roots which will then be the support for the tooth replacement. The artificial "root" is made of titanium metal. It is then place into the jawbone, after which the artificial tooth is attached. The advantage of implants is that they are comfortable, do not have the inconvenience of dentures and look natural in your mouth.
In order to have a successful dental implant, you must be in good health. Your gums must be healthy and your jawbone in good shape. If your jawbone has shrunk but you desire to have implants done, a bone graft is a possibility. You need to discuss this with Dr. Mansbridge to determine what the best solution is.
Natural Dental Implants
Dental implants are so natural-looking and feeling, that you may forget you ever lost a tooth. You know that your confidence about your teeth affects how you feel about yourself, both personally and professionally. Perhaps you hide your smile because of spaces from missing teeth. Maybe your dentures do not feel right or secure? Perhaps you have difficulty chewing? If you are missing one or more teeth and would like to smile, speak and eat again with comfort and confidence, then good news: Dr. Mansbridge in Hamilton Ontario can provide you with dental implants that look and feel just like your own.
Are you a Candidate for Dental Implants
The ideal candidate for a dental implant is in good general and oral health. Adequate bone in your jaw is needed to support the implant, and the best candidates have healthy gum tissues that are free of periodontal disease. Dental implants are intimately connected with the gum tissues and underlying bone in the mouth.
What is Dental Implant Treatment Like
Dr. Mansbridge will always create a treatment plan tailored to meet your needs. Treatment is a team effort between you and your dental surgeon. You will be consulted to determine where and how your implant will be placed. Our Stoney Creek dental team will thoroughly take the time to explain to you the process and address any concerns you have. We specialize in family dentistry, so if you have a mother or father in their senior years who has limited mobility and suffers from memory loss, rest assured, they will be in good hands.
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