A Lost Tooth Doesn’t Have to Be Forever
By Green Bay Family Dentistry
November 11, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures

Just because you have missing teeth doesn’t mean a complete smile can’t still be in your future.

When you lose a tooth it can often feel like it’s the end of the world. But wait just a minute. Our Green Bay, WI dentist, Dr. Adam Pasono, dental implantsis a pro when it comes to caring for tooth loss. There is a treatment option out there for everyone and so many of our patients love what dental implants are able to offer their smiles.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants look like simple metal posts but they are actually designed to function just like tooth roots. They are pretty amazing inventions, and they are the only tooth replacement that is placed into the jawbone to naturally fuse together with the bone and tissue. No other treatment option can offer this same benefit.

Once the implant and the jawbone are one, we can cement or screw the artificial tooth in place. For a single tooth we will only need to place a dental crown over the implant. If you are getting several implants to replace all or most of your teeth they can also support partial or full dentures.

How can they help me?

Whether you are looking to replace a single tooth or your whole smile, dental implants might be able to help. Fortunately, most people who come in to visit their Green Bay dentist get the thumbs up that they are good candidates for implants. Most healthy non-smoking adults are typically ideal for these restorations.

Besides the fact that implants replace your missing tooth for life, there are other benefits you’ll enjoy, as well:

  • They protect the health of the jawbone and prevent deterioration
  • They preserve your natural facial structure, which can change after tooth loss
  • They prevent teeth from shifting out of alignment
  • They stimulate the growth of new bone cells
  • They are the only restoration designed to last a lifetime, if cared for properly

If you are ready to jump on the dental implant bandwagon then it’s time you talked to our Green Bay, WI general dentist today. Turn to Green Bay Family Dentistry for all of your restorative and general dentistry needs.