No more shying away from photos. No more covering your mouth when you laugh. No more struggling to chew food or enunciate your words. No more missing teeth.
Dental implants can remedy all of the problems that missing teeth cause, including physical and emotional complications. If you are missing one or more teeth, you may have already surveyed your many options for tooth replacement and have found yourself wondering which option is best.
In this article, we at Manhasset Dental Arts explain why dental implants are superior to other choices for replacing teeth. But first, a bit about missing teeth and why it’s crucial that you replace them as soon as possible.
If you recently lost a tooth, chances are you already want to replace it and don’t need any convincing to get your smile back to perfect. If you’ve had a missing tooth for a long time, you might be wondering, “What’s the point?”
Well, not only do missing teeth put a dent in a perfect, symmetrical smile, but they can actually lead to oral health problems, too. If you have one or more missing teeth, you may be at risk for:
Missing teeth may also lead to emotional distress, especially if you are concerned with how others perceive your appearance. Many people with missing teeth experience low self-esteem and self-confidence, develop shyness or social anxiety, or become preoccupied with their appearance.
Many options exist for tooth replacement, including crowns, fixed bridges, resin-retained bridges, partial dentures, and complete dentures. But dental implants remain the top choice because of their sturdiness and durability.
Here are a few reasons to consider dental implants for tooth replacement:
If you’re ready to replace your missing teeth, and in turn prevent dental complications and restore confidence in your smile, get in touch with us at Manhasset Dental Arts today. To schedule a consultation appointment, call us at 516-231-6612 or book online.