Tooth loss as a result of disease, trauma or failure of development is common amongst the population. Depending on the degree of the loss of teeth, several treatment options are available, including the most common methods being dentures or plates. However, the adverse consequence of wearing a denture has been well documented. It is always a challenge for both the dentist and patient to manage denture problems.
The invention of dental implants has opened a new direction for dentistry to manage the problem of missing teeth. A dental implant is a replacement tooth that serves to provide the foundation for a replacement tooth or a combination of teeth.Implants can be used to replace a single tooth or multiple teeth. Alternatively, they can be used as anchorage to stabilise a denture.
Dental implants provide both function and aesthetical value to the look of a person’s smile. The patient can be confident of having a restored smile, as well as not having to worry about a denture slipping while enjoying food and snacks. The advantages of dental implants can be summarized as improvement in various aspects namely, comfort, speech, appearance, eating, and self-confidence.
Dental implant restoration can be complicated requiring a high level of expertise. The treatment includes both surgery and traditional dental prosthetic restoration methods. If you think that a dental implant might be a possible option for you, please do not hesitate to contact our team for a consultation. We will answer all your questions about any procedures; cost and what you can achieve with an implant.