How Does a Dental Implant Compare to a Real Tooth?
Most people prefer dental implants as a tooth restoration option as they guarantee comfort, restore smile and function, and look and feel like a natural tooth compared to other tooth restoration options. Dental implants are a durable, predictable, and reliable solution. Some patients do not know how a dental implant compares with a natural tooth.
The staff and dentists at ZenTech Dentistry, will explain the difference between a natural tooth and a dental implant before they begin the dental implant installation procedure. They will also explain how the entire dental implant procedure will be performed and the outcome. You will never be forced into making a decision you are uncomfortable with.
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that create a foundation for the crowns. Crowns feel, look, and function like the natural tooth. They are custom-made to fit perfectly into the patient’s mouth. Dental implants are very popular because they offer a permanent solution to a missing tooth, are easy to maintain, affordable, and help restore your lost smile.
All-on-6 implants uses six dental implants to help create long-term prostheses. The All-on-6 implant acts as a bridge or denture anchors. The six implants are placed in the upper or lower jawbone to help ensure the artificial teeth are stable and in position.
Our dentist will perform an extensive evaluation of the anatomical structures after carrying out an examination using an x-ray scan. An assessment of the bone loss will be performed, and a plan on how to restore your smile will be made.
How Implants Prevent Bone Loss
Dental implants are placed into the jawbone using surgery. After they have healed, they will help transmit the force that comes from biting, smiling, and chewing into the jawbone. This will help protect the bone from further deterioration and strengthen it. You will never have to worry about the loss of jawbone that can weaken your jaw and cause facial appearance changes when you have a dental implant. The implant will help in simulating the jawbone.
Dental Implant FAQ
How Can I Tell if I Have Enough Bone for a Dental Implant?
A CT or x-ray scan during the dental examination will help tell your jawbone density and the amount of bone volume that can be assessed. Information concerning anatomical structures like nerves will also be collected.
How Long Does a Dental Implant Last?
Dental implants can last a minimum of 30 years when well maintained. Maintenance includes brushing, flossing, and regular dental checkups.
Who Should Have an All-on-6 Dental Implant?
All-on-6 dental implants suit patients with a full missing teeth arch and those with partially missing teeth who are interested in a complete dental implant.
ZenTech Dentistry is a leading dentistry practice that strives to ensure all of its patients have a successful dental implant procedure. We have invested in skillful and dedicated dentists with years of experience in dental implant installation. Call us at (503) 765-9699 today to schedule a consultation.