Are Dental Implants Right For You?
Are you interested in learning more about dental implants for yourself or a loved one but concerned you may not be a candidate for treatment? Dental implants are needed when the tooth structure as well as the tooth root are severely damaged or have been removed. Even if you don’t need a tooth replacement at this time, it is better to be informed and prepared should the need arise suddenly.
We want our patients to feel comfortable with any decisions they make about their oral health, and we are always here to help guide them in the right direction. Due to advancements in dental treatments and technology, more patients than ever before are eligible to receive dental implants. Continue reading to learn more about implants and whether you would be a good candidate.
Are You a Candidate for Dental implants?
If you or a loved one are in need of a tooth replacement, dental implants may be the perfect option for you. Implants are a popular choice because they offer many benefits. Patients love that implants look and act like natural teeth.
If you are unfamiliar, a dental implant is a titanium post that is surgically implanted in the jawbone to act as a replacement for the tooth root. Over time, this post fuses with the jawbone, and treatment is completed when a replacement tooth structure, such as a dental crown, is placed on top.
Thanks to advancements in treatment and technology, more patients are eligible for implants than ever before. Even so, there are still some patients who may not qualify at this time. It is important that you are completely honest about your medical history and your lifestyle, as the implant process is rather involved. We will complete a thorough examination to determine if you are eligible. People who may not be eligible include:
- Patients looking for a quick-fix
- Patients taking certain medications
- Patients with certain medical conditions
If you are interested in learning more about dental implants and if you would be a candidate for treatment, be sure to contact our office located in Kewaskum, WI to schedule an appointment. We would love to improve your smile!