Smile Restorations from Your Vancouver Dentist
Our smiles are one of the most important features we have, as they play a role in our self-confidence and our general well-being. Taking care of your teeth and gums is essential to maintaining good oral hygiene and dental health. This includes daily brushing and flossing, visiting the dentist regularly for check-ups, and addressing issues as soon as they arise.
One of the most impactful dental issues a person can encounter in their lifetime is tooth loss. When this occurs, gaps are left behind which can make patients more susceptible to gum disease, bone loss, bite alignment issues, and cause nearby teeth to shift out of place.
Replacing missing teeth is vital to your oral health. Tooth replacement solutions help restore functionality to your smile, enhance self-confidence, and protect your other teeth.
There are several treatment methods used for addressing tooth loss, and one popular option is implant dentistry.
Dental implants are reliable and durable, standing as one of the most trusted tooth replacement options in modern dentistry.
At Today’s Dentistry, our team of cosmetic specialists are here to ensure you receive the best treatment available. This means we utilize the latest techniques in all fields of dentistry to ensure a stress-free appointment, quality care, and unparalleled results.
Dental implants are permanent, as they involve inserting a metal implant into the jaw bone to act as the new root for your tooth. Once the implant is surgically inserted into the jaw, the bone is given time to heal around it and bond with the implant.
After the implant is secure, an abutment is added to provide an attachment point for the crown that will be placed on top, mimicking a natural tooth. Implants can be paired with dentures to anchor them permanently into place, as well, instead of traditional dentures which are removable.
Dr. Arlauskas are experts at designing custom tooth replacement treatment plans based on patient needs, dental health history, and personal preferences.
Who is A Good Candidate for Implants?
Dental implants are ideal for patients who have one or more missing teeth, and healthy gum tissue and bone structure. Individuals with gum disease or a compromised jaw bone may not be good candidates for implants.
Our team at Today’s Dentistry knows how to assess and determine the right treatment for each patient. We will take into account various factors that may impact the success of an implant, including available bone support, gum health, sinus and nerve location, and general health (such as whether or not a patient has any chronic illnesses).
Benefits of Dental Implants
Dental implants are a permanent solution to missing teeth that restore beauty and functionality to patients’ smiles. Additional benefits to dental implants include:
- Improves and protects oral health
- Restores smile functionality (improving speech and the ability to chew food)
- Protects the jaw bone and gum tissue
- Provides a long-term tooth replacement solution
- Restores smile appearance
Restore Your Smile in Vancouver, WA With Dental Implants
When you are searching for quality implant dentistry from experienced dental professionals, Today’s Dentistry is here for you and your family. We have extensive knowledge of cosmetic dentistry and dental restorations, which allows us to provide exceptional, personalized care at every appointment.
We base each patient’s treatment plan on their unique needs and smile goals. To learn more about our services, and to find out if dental implants might be right for you, contact Today’s Dentistry today to schedule a consultation.