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Missing Teeth Affect Overall Health

Patients who have lost teeth due to disease or an accident will not only hide their smile because of missing teeth, but may also experience difficulty speaking, chewing food, and often the shifting of other teeth due to bone loss.

The inability to properly chew food can compromise the digestion process that delivers the critical nutrients to your body, necessary for good health.

Protect Your Health and Remaining Teeth

Dental implants are posts, made of titanium (a strong, lightweight metal) and other materials that are accepted by the body, that are surgically placed into the upper or lower jawbone to replace the root of one or more missing teeth.

Dentures, bridges or single, natural teeth can be attached to the implants, so they won’t slip or shift in your mouth – a very important benefit when eating and speaking. This secure fit also helps man-made teeth feel more natural than typical bridges or dentures.

Inserting the implant post at the root of where teeth were missing also serves to keep the jawbone from shrinking and offer firm support to your remaining man-made teeth.

Next Steps

  1. Dr. Christian will coordinate your case with our trusted and preferred oral surgeon care provider.
  2. Dr. Christian will design and create your specific treatment.
  3. The timeframe and sequence of your care is driven by your unique needs.