Dental implants have revolutionized the way we deal with tooth loss in the 21st Century. They have made vast improvements both to individual replacement teeth and to dentures (via implant-supported denture systems) and are easily the superior choice in most dental situations.
Over the last quarter century, dental implants have made a big entry on the field of dentistry and have revolutionized the way we deal with tooth loss. From the beginning, dental implants were envisioned as an alternative to bridges and dentures, although today, implant rods can also be the foundation of more stable dentures/bridges.
What are your options when you have one or more missing teeth? Or what about when you know you're going to need to get a tooth extracted soon? What are your best options for tooth restoration?
Some form of periodontal disease will afflict a majority of Americans at some point in their life, though far fewer come down with the most advanced forms of gum disease (called periodontitis).
Modern dental implants have numerous benefits over all other tooth restoration options, and they are becoming more and more popular with every passing year.