Top 5 Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants allow patients to once again smile confidently and enjoy favorite foods. Dental implants are truly life-changing. Once you read through the top 5 benefits of dental implants, you should have a better understanding of why many clinicians and patients call them the “next-best thing to natural teeth.”

 #1. Dental implants boost confidence. If you are missing some or all of your natural teeth, you may feel self-conscious about smiling, laughing, meeting new people, and carrying on conversations. Dental implants help patients boost their self-esteem and confidence in social situations. 

#2. Implants function like real teeth. Many denture-wearers complain that dentures simply do not have the feel, stability, and function of natural teeth. With dental implants, you can say goodbye to the slipping, clacking, and gum soreness that are so common with full dentures. 

#3. Implants assist with speech. Those who wear dentures or are missing teeth notice that certain words and sounds become difficult to pronounce “” especially words with f’s and s’s. Restorations with dental implants help make speech feel natural again. 

#4. Preserve oral and jawbone health. Jawbones require regular stimulation in order to prevent jawbone erosion (resorption). Dentures and partials do not offer the kind of stimulation necessary to continuously remineralize the jawbone. In fact, missing just one tooth can cause other teeth to drift out of place, leading to additional tooth loss.

 #5. You can enjoy your favorite foods! With dental implants, you can finally enjoy all the foods that have been off limits to you, such as steak, nuts, and fruit. A wider dietary palate can also positively influence your overall health. Implants can also help your waistline; dental implants allow you to chew foods more thoroughly, which helps you feel fuller faster and also aids in digestion.

All-on-4® Treatment Concept
The All-on-4® treatment concept can be a great option for those missing all of their natural teeth within an arch. As the name suggests, All-on-4 can support a fixed full6 arch bridge on just four dental implants. Since only four implants are typically required, this treatment method is seen as a cost-effective, attractive way to replace a full arch of teeth. What’s great about the All-on-4® treatment concept is that many cases are immediate loading, which means you can have a new, functional smile in just one day. When a patients opts for the All-on-4® treatment concept, as few as four implants are strategically implanted into the jawbone. These are then fitted with multi-unit abutments that are then attached to a fixed implant bridge. The result? A beautiful, functional smile in just one day!