Dental Implants: Too Good To Be True?

Dental implants from O2 Dental Group can be used to replace one or several
teeth, or even anchor a set of dentures. They look and function like
natural teeth. Does that sound too good to be true?
You’ve probably heard some dental implant hype.
● Bite and chew like normal!
● Implant-supported dentures don’t slip around!
● Dental implants are superior to dental bridges!
Those are bold claims. However, people with dental implants understand
that they aren’t exaggerations.
A dental implant is the strongest natural-looking restoration for a missing
tooth. It works and feels like a natural tooth.
Let’s discuss two lesser-known reasons that dental implants are the best
tooth restoration option. These issues don’t receive as much attention,
but they should.
A dental implant is a titanium post that is inserted into the jaw to replace
a missing tooth root. After a month or two, it fuses with the bone.
The post becomes a stable base for the visible restoration (abutment)
above the gumline. An artificial tooth is mounted onto the abutment.
When a tooth is extracted, blood circulation in the bone is decreased
because of the missing root. This can lead to bone recession. Dental
implants can prevent this from happening.
If you are missing a tooth, consider replacing it at O2 Dental
Group. You will quickly realize that implants we offer are not
too good to be true! We also offer a full range of cosmetic