If you are missing one or more of your teeth or have a decayed tooth, you have quite a few options. While treatments like bridges, dentures, or crowns may be more affordable, please don’t forget to consider implants as well. Aside from enjoying a healthier smile immediately, you can also enjoy long-term benefits with implants. .
With implants, you can immediately enjoy a natural-looking smile. In fact, your implant will be shaped to match the tone, size, and shape of your other teeth. Similarly, implants will feel and function like your natural teeth—meaning you’ll be able to chew and speak comfortably. And like your natural teeth, implants are very hard and durable. If implants are well cared for, they can last more than 25 years. In reality, if you care for them properly, you may only need one set in your lifetime.
You may ultimately save money with an implant. Because your implants are so durable, they will probably require very little maintenance after they’ve been placed. Similarly, other restorations will probably need to be replaced more regularly. This means that you’ll need to replace them more regularly. Similarly, your other implants may require additional work.
In essence, an implant will function as well as any of your other replacement options and may ultimately be less expensive. Still, please speak with your dentist before you make a decision. A dentist will be able to recommend the treatment that best meets your needs.
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