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When Might Dental Implants Be Needed?

March 7, 2022
Posted By: Mount Waverley Smiles
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Do you suffer from unrelenting pain from one of your teeth? Maybe a dentist recommended a tooth extraction, or you’ve been missing a tooth or several teeth for quite a while. Either way, you’ll most likely consider different tooth replacement options, but which can serve your purposes best?

What Is a Dental Implant?

To replace a missing tooth, our dentists can place a titanium implant directly into the jawbone that (upon successfully healing) forms a solid base for a dental crown. The implant and dental crown combination create a highly functional, life-like tooth replacement. In some cases, dentists place multiple dental implants to secure implant-retained dentures.

When Might I Consider Dental Implants?

Patients who don’t want to deal with gaps in their smile or need to replace a tooth may benefit from discussing dental implants with their dentist. Patients with healthy jawbones who don’t suffer from gum disease may be eligible for a dental implant procedure. Dental implants can remedy some of the following conditions:

  • Decayed, painful teeth requiring extraction
  • Missing teeth leaving exposed gums or collapsing dental structures
  • Dentures that don’t fit properly

Dental Implants in Mount Waverley, VIC

At Mount Waverley Smiles, we proudly serve our patients with dental implant procedures to restore complete, fully functioning, happy smiles. Those eligible for dental implant procedures can expect long-lasting results and overall benefits to their oral health for years to come.

How Might I Benefit From a Dental Implant Procedure?

Patients who undergo successful dental implant procedures can experience quite a few positive changes in their lives. Some notable benefits include:

  • Increased function while eating and speaking
  • Support for existing teeth and other facial structures
  • Easier cleaning and upkeep compared to other tooth-replacement options
  • Long-lasting effects
  • Restoration of a complete smile in photos
  • Potential to raise self-esteem and confidence in social situations

Contact Our Practice in Mt. Waverley, VIC

We invite patients interested in restoring their smiles to contact our friendly staff for more information on dental implants. You can either call us at (03) 9888 2523 or book online to get started on restoring your smile!

Disclaimer: The information throughout this site is not intended to be taken as medical advice.