What’s The Best Tooth Replacement?
Have you recently had a tooth extracted and are deciding which tooth replacement option is best for your lifestyle? We know that it can be a difficult decision to make, so we encourage our patients to think about their long-term oral health goals. Our number one recommendation to patients is a treatment that is a permanent tooth replacement and offers numerous benefits. Interested in learning more? Read on to learn about this popular and life-changing treatment.
What are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are a true investment in your oral health. Although the process is more involved and lengthier than other treatments, patients love the beautiful, natural looking results they have at the completion of the process. Dental implants are a multi-step treatment that surgically replaces the tooth root with an artificial implant. The implant is then covered by a permanent tooth structure such as a dental crown.
Why Choose Dental Implants?
We have had patients express their concerns about choosing dental implants due to the cost. We encourage all of our patients to think about their long-term oral health goals. While it is true that implants are a bigger expense up front, the cost is actually less when you consider the repeated need for repairs and upgrades with other treatment options. When cared for properly, dental implants can last a lifetime. Patients love the ease of caring for implants — it’s the same caring for your natural teeth. Just brush twice daily and use dental floss. We also recommend visiting our office for a hygiene examination every six months.
Other benefits of dental implants include:
- Can replace one tooth or multiple teeth
- Prevent jawbone loss
- Allow patients to enjoy their favorite foods with no restrictions
- Offer support to surrounding teeth
- Blend in beautifully with natural teeth
Dr. Haring and Dr. Cobb recently attended an implant seminar to help better serve the needs of their patients. During the seminar provided by Implant Success Today, they took a deep look into implant-related topics such as bone and sinus grafting, extraction and single implant placement, advanced suturing techniques, along with many other skills. They also learned more about the foundations of a successful dental implant treatment.
If you are interested in learning more about dental implants and to see if it is the right tooth replacement option for your needs, be sure to contact our office located in Terre Haute, IN to schedule an appointment. We look forward to seeing you soon!