Revitalize Your Smile with Implant Dentistry
Did you know, research shows that people with missing teeth don’t live as long as those with full smiles? Losing teeth can also make you feel embarrassed and self-conscious about your appearance. With implant dentistry, Waxahachie Family Dentistry® can repair your smile comfortably and restore your optimal dental health with natural looking restorations. If you are missing one or more teeth or even wear a full or partial denture, dental implants may represent the best solution for a strong, attractive smile.
What are dental implants?
technology available, dental implants provide the closest replacement option to your natural teeth, so patients can smile without embarrassment and eat with confidence. We also use dental implants to secure dentures. Patients who choose implant-retained dentures no longer have to worry about denture adhesives, cleaning routines, and awkward slippage. Also referred to as overdentures, implant-retained dentures feel natural and function much more efficiently than ill-fitting traditional dentures.
and teeth (usually titanium) that are surgically placed into the upper or lower jaw bone by a dentist or Periodontist – a specialist of the gums and supporting bone. The teeth attached to implants are very natural looking and often enhance or
restore a patient’s smile! Dental implants are very strong, stable, and durable and will last many years, but on occasion, they will have to be re-tightened or replaced due to normal wear. Reasons for dental implants:
- Replace one or more missing teeth without affecting adjacent teeth.
- Resolve joint pain or bite problems caused by teeth shifting into missing tooth space.
- Restore a patient’s confident smile.
- Restore chewing, speech, and digestion.
- Restore or enhance facial tissues.
- Support a bridge or denture, making them more secure and comfortable.