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Dental Implants To Replace Missing Teeth Permanently
Aug 2017
Apollo WHITE Dental Spa

Even the loss of a single tooth affects the health of the jaw and oral hygiene. A missing tooth/teeth can also affect the quality of your life because when teeth are lost, you will not be able eat, speak or swallow normally. Your jaw bones and muscles will also slowly lose shape and tone, resulting in facial changes. Additionally, the teeth beside the missing tooth/teeth migrate and cause spaces that eventually lead to deposition of food which if left without treatment for a few days, will cause more dental diseases.

Hence, the replacement of teeth is essential to maintain a good quality of life. In early days, teeth were replaced by removable dentures which are cumbersome and need a lot of maintenance. Later, fixed replacements were provided using bridges, taking the support of the neighbouring teeth. But the life of these bridges was dependent on the neighbouring teeth and also needed unnecessary trimming of the healthy natural teeth.

With the advancement of science and technology, dentists now use wholesome replacement of teeth using titanium root forms which replace the teeth, permanently. These implants can also be used in a variety of ways to replace multiple teeth and even the whole set of teeth in the most aesthetic and strongest way. So, it is now preferable to replace a tooth using dental implants since the dental implants come with a worldwide life time warranty.

What Is A Dental Implant?
Dental implant is a prosthetic device which mimics the natural tooth roots. It is implanted into the oral tissues and the bone, to provide retention for fixed or removable dental prosthesis.