Every day, people lose their teeth for a wide variety of reasons, including accidents, disease, decay, bone loss and extractions. In fact, by the time most people reach the age of about 44, they are missing at least a single natural tooth.

Dr. Cotty and his team at Dentistry 2000 are committed to helping solve your dental problems, thereby assuring you a fulfilling and happier life without dental pain. At Dentistry 2000 dental care is taken to new levels by the utilization of state-of-the-art, contemporary dental implants.

Dental implants are a perfect way of solving problems related to bone loss, tooth decay, gum diseases or tooth injuries. These health menaces previously lead to tooth loss and diminished function and self esteem.

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What Is a Dental Implant?

Dental implant involves replacing an extracted tooth with a metal stud or post screwed right into the bone to serve as an anchor to the crown or false denture that would otherwise not have anything to keep it situated right into the tooth socket of your missing tooth. That’s the main appeal of a dental implant procedure.

The artificial tooth, denture, or crown, is plugged right atop the stud. Meanwhile, the post itself is what makes your new tooth look and function like real teeth. It’s the best alternative you have against bridgework that doesn’t fit too well or dentures that have a tendency to fall off (because they’re not permanently affixed to your gums and mouth anyway).

Implants are much more convincing as real teeth than detachable dentures or even crowns placed atop dental bridges that require the dentist to destroy two adjoining healthy teeth in order to place a false tooth or teeth between them and the gap of missing teeth, hanging over them like a bridge of sorts.

Some of the reasons that make dental implants a widely preferred choice:

  • stabilizes loose teeth
  • solves the problem of crooked teeth
  • replace missing teeth
  • help you overcome teeth injuries and fractures
  • are a good approach to treating periodontally involved teeth
  • fix bone loss
Lower teeth with implant shown

After the implant and crown, the tooth is able to resume its usual functions like biting without resulting in further damage and pain. Crowns built by this process are an integral part of getting your tooth to its former healthy state.

Are you one of the many adults who has put off getting a tooth implant because of fear of surgery or worries regarding the dental implant cost? We encourage you to contact our office and speak with a caring professional today. Because the longer you wait, the worse it can be for the health of your mouth.