Millions of people are adversely affected by the serious oral health issue of tooth loss. The condition can ruin the look of one’s smile and make routine activities like chewing food and speaking a challenge. Tooth loss can affect anyone, regardless of age or social status, and when left untreated, it can quickly lead to further complications, such as jawbone and facial structure deterioration, unwanted tooth shifts and bite imbalances. Fortunately, dental implants can provide major benefits for people who are missing one or more teeth.
Dental implants are one of the best methods for replacing missing teeth. They consist of a titanium metal framework that is inserted into a person’s jawbone through a minimally invasive oral surgery. This framework is specifically designed to support a dental crown, bridge or denture as needed, keeping the structure securely in place at all times, even when the user is talking or eating. Since dental implants essentially conduct the same functions as natural tooth roots, most patients find that their replacement teeth feel the same as their natural ones.
We take great pride in providing patients with dental implants that feel natural, while also ensuring strong support for their replacement teeth. At Irving Dental, we specialize in endosteal implants.
An endosteal implant is comprised of a supporting post that is attached to a titanium foundation. This titanium foundation is inserted directly into a person’s jawbone, providing the implant with exceptional support and structure. Endosteal implants are a great option for patients looking to replace a single missing tooth, as well as those who have lost multiple teeth. Since they are secured inside the patient’s jawbone, endosteal implants work like natural tooth roots, and they do an outstanding job of supporting replacement teeth.
If you would like to learn more about the dental implant treatment options available at Irving Dental, please call us at (972) 587-9277 to schedule an appointment.