Why Are Dental Implants a Popular Option?
Are you missing one or more teeth?
You might be hearing quite a bit about dental implants. You may even have had friends recommend dental implants to you!
You might also be wondering what’s the big deal about dental implants. Eagle River, AK dentist Dr. Brad Woodring places and restores dental implants right here in our office, and we’d love to tell you about implants and why they’ve become such a popular option – for both dentists and patients!
What Patients Love about Dental Implants
- A dental implant is the most lifelike tooth replacement option available today.
- Once it is restored, it’s highly unlikely that anybody will be able to tell which teeth are your natural teeth and which is the implant!
- Implants are easy to care for. You simply brush and floss them like you normally would and continue to visit our office for regular check-ups and cleanings.
- Implants are stable and long-lasting. With good care, an implant can last a lifetime! You don’t have to worry about it coming loose or slipping at an unfortunate moment!
- Implants are also a versatile option. We can restore your implant with a custom-made crown made right here in our office using CEREC technology. Or, if you are missing multiple teeth, we can restore your implant with a bridge or even dentures!
What Dentists Love about Dental Implants
- Dental implants are the best tooth replacement option for your long-term dental health. Unlike other tooth replacement options, dental implants actually help preserve the quality of the dental bone beneath your gums. This is important because when you lose a tooth, the bone becomes weaker and diminishes. Eventually, you are likely to lose more teeth. The post of the dental implant functions like an artificial tooth root and stops this from happening, protecting the health of your other teeth.
- Because an implant is a single unit that is placed surgically into your jawbone, we don’t have to alter existing healthy teeth like we do to place a traditional dental bridge. Whenever possible, we want to maintain the integrity of your healthy teeth.
Want More Information?
It’s easy to see why dental implants are the popular choice!
To learn more about dental implants and find out if you are a candidate for this state-of-the-art treatment, please call Midnight Sun Dental Center in Eagle River at (907) 622-3000 to request an evaluation with Dr. Brad Woodring.