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Before and After Dental Photos - Smile Makeovers Adamsville, AL
Patient had four single anterior implants
to restore missing teeth...
Q & A
What are the Benefits of Dental Implants
Your Teenager may need to Wait on an Implant for a Missing Tooth
...A teenager with lost teeth may also need to wait until they’re older to obtain dental implants
Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
...This is one instance where TADS are beneficial: These mini-implants
can eliminate the need to use teeth as anchors, or stabilize a tooth that's being used as such...
...The upper jaw requires more implants
(generally three or more) than the lower jaw due to a lesser bone density...
...But timing is very important with dental implants
— they can't be placed in a growing child...
require good bone volume and density to achieve their excellent functionality and high success rates...
Corrective Jaw Surgery
...It's often performed as a routine in-office procedure — for example, to extract impacted wisdom teeth (molars that don't fully protrude through the gums), or to place dental implants
in the jaw...
...Sinus surgery makes dental implants
, today's state-of-the-art tooth replacement systems, achievable for people who otherwise would not have been able to take advantage of today's best tooth-replacement method...
can preserve bone, improve function and enhance psychological well-being...
Osteoporosis & Oral Health
... This may be of particular concern if you are considering certain dental procedures — for example, getting dental implants
to replace missing teeth...
...Yes they can! It is very important to maintain bone volume following removal of a tooth so that dental implants
remain a viable option for tooth replacement...
Dental Implants FAQs
...In some cases, the implant needs to fuse with the bone for several months before it is permanently crowned; in other cases, you can have new (but temporary) teeth the same day your implants
...Doctors and patients alike prefer fixed over removable dentures because they:
Look, feel and function just like natural teeth
Don't slip when you eat or talk
Prevent bone loss in the jaw
Last a lifetime
How It Works
serve the same purpose as the roots of natural teeth: anchoring the replacement teeth to your jawbone...
Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth
...By actually becoming a permanent part of the jawbone, dental implants
stabilize and stimulate the bone to maintain its volume and density...
Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
...Two, four or more implants
can be used to support multiple crowns, or even an entire arch of upper or lower replacement teeth...
Root Canal Treatment
...These include unwanted tooth migration or shifting, which can lead to difficulties in chewing; the need for bridgework or dental implants
, which may be costly and complicated; and even the eventual loss of bone structure from the area of the missing tooth...
Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants
, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...
also help preserve tooth-supporting bone that naturally deteriorates when a tooth is lost...
...Knocked-out teeth can sometimes be re-implanted, or replaced with dental implants
...Tooth replacement took a giant leap forward with the widespread use of dental implants
— today's preferred method of replacing teeth...