Dental implants can help restore your smile. They are the closest you can get to natural teeth and are designed to last a lifetime. They can be placed in the upper and lower jaw where you may be missing or have a damaged or dying tooth. Implants serve to provide both a functional and cosmetic appearance of your natural teeth. Implants are made of titanium and other materials that are compatible with the human body. They allow you to laugh, eat, and smile confidently and enjoy everyday activities without having to feel insecure about your smile.
Dental implants have several advantages over a bridge. First, they are more permanent than bridges, and may likely be cheaper in the long-run than having to replace a bridge or dentures in the future. The implant post is made out of titanium steel and surgically embedded securely into the jawbone. Secondly, they do not rely on the strength of the surrounding teeth for support like dentures or bridges . Given they are surgically secured in place, they allow for the bone around them to heal around the titanium posts. This increases both the independent strength and longevity of the implant.
Patients regain their confidence with their smile with implants. Patients often comment implants feel like their natural teeth and allow them to lead a normal life like they had prior when they had all their natural teeth.
Dr. Tina trained with the Misch Implant Institute and is a Fellow of the International Congress of Implantology (ICOI). If you are considering a dental implant and want a free consultation to discuss whether implants may be right for you, we encourage you to contact our office at (425) 553-4480, or schedule online at www.smilestudiosredmond.com. You may also click below to schedule online.