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11 Benefits of Dental Implants

Updated on August 18, 2016
Benefits of Dental Implants
Benefits of Dental Implants

Individuals may go to a dentist for dental implants due to some of their actual teeth being loosened or missing. The dental implant procedure can give patients more confidence with their smile. If there's a tooth missing from the patient's gum, the dentist will implant a titanium post into the jawbone. Dental implants are permanent; one great benefit is that the implant can stay in the gums of your mouth for the remainder of your life. Patients that usually want the dental implant procedure are: individuals that no longer want their complicated dentures, patients with loosened teeth, patients with missing teeth, or just for cosmetic reasons.

Dental implants may cost about $3,000 per implant. Dental implants have a very high success rate and have been used on patients for over 30 years. Adults don't have to go around with missing teeth when they have the option of dental implants. Some dental offices may allow patients to set up a credit application or monthly payments if they can't pay in advance. Also many dental offices accept PPO insurance plans and other health insurances.

There are not many individuals that want to show their natural teeth when talking or laughing if they have missing teeth. Adults that have loose teeth may find it difficult to chew food properly or brush their teeth. Patients don't have to worry about the embarrassment of missing teeth once they take the first step of talking to their dentist about the procedure process of dental implants.

Benefits of Dental Implants
Benefits of Dental Implants

11 Benefits of Dental Implants

  1. Feel confident when smiling laughing in photos.
  2. Can help to boost self-esteem.
  3. Dentist can attach Snap-on dentures onto of the titanium post (for individuals wanting dentures).
  4. Chews food like your own teeth.
  5. Dental implants are shaped from the form of your own teeth.
  6. Has the same biting pressure as your own teeth.
  7. Snap-on denture implants can eliminate sore gums.
  8. Can last long for 20 years or more with few complaints.
  9. You can show your teeth with confidence again.
  10. Implants are made to blend in with natural teeth.
  11. Dental implants have a high success rate.

Having dental implants for many individuals may increase their mood, if they were slightly saddened about the look of their natural teeth before the implant procedure. People that receive this procedure also will have the benefit of their new smile lasting for a lifetime. Other patients with unattractive front teeth might get dental implants for cosmetic reasons due to an extreme overbite, or adults with small baby teeth may want the implants as well. With new dental implants patients can feel like a new person, and may be confident enough to set new goals.

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    • Ericdierker profile image

      Eric Dierker 16 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Interesting read. I am getting a little long in the tooth as they say.