Tooth Replacement Options: Comparing Dentures to Dental Implants

When you’re missing one or multiple teeth due to diseases in the mouth or from a traumatic accident, you are likely to feel self-conscious about your appearance. While options such as dentures may offer an effective solution, they may not be as comfortable and long-lasting as dental implants. That is why dental implants are often the first solution an oral and maxillofacial surgeon will recommend in order to replace missing teeth. The good thing about dental implants is that you do not have to worry about taking them out or taking special care of them as you would removable dentures. Dental implants are surgically inserted into your jaw bone so you can enjoy a natural, strong new set of teeth! First impressions are always the most important, and when you have a smile that is incomplete, you may not enjoy life as much because you’re always worrying about how you appear to others. I’ve experienced this first-hand with many patients who come to me wanting a new smile to impr…
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