Dental 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.
Veneers are an excellent way to cover defects, such as chipped teeth, discolourations, slightly crooked teeth, or minimize the space between the teeth. They are made of a porcelain material, customized to fit your teeth. The veneer is then secured to the front side of your teeth to give you an even smile - One that you will be proud to show off!
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 Stoney Creek, Ontario can provide you with dental implants that look and feel just like your own.
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 underlying bone in the mouth.
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.