Four Benefits of Dental Implants

By Charles L. Sours, Jr. D.D.S.
November 21, 2014
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: dental implants  

Dental Implants the Best Option for Replacing Natural Teeth

There's no question about it, dental implants are second-to-none when it comes to replacing your natural teeth. Whether you are in need of a replacement or elect to replace your teeth yourself, dental implants have become the industry standard in dazzling, durable, and manageable teeth. And while the thought of having an artificial implant in your mouth may sound extreme, or even scary, here areDental Implant some examples to the contrary why implants might just be the choice for you:

Less worrying about your teeth. Dental implants cover a wide range of solutions for your mouth. From knowing the teeth are securely in place to knowing that the implant is impervious to cavities and decay, you can enjoy the kind of assurance that people who worry about their natural teeth only dream of.

Looks and behaves just like actual teeth! There are no sticky glues or pastes, no removing your teeth to soak, and no plating to cause bone deterioration. Your implants can be cared for just like real teeth with daily brushing and flossing. There's nothing you can't eat, no denture "slip" when talking, and no adhesive residue left over. Your implants will only differ from natural teeth in that they'll outlast them with proper care.

No unnecessary damage to your healthy teeth. When you have bridges supported by your other teeth, it requires that you grind away perfectly healthy teeth to support the bridge. A dental implant is supported by placing the post directly into the jawbone, in place of the missing tooth. You also have the peace of mind of knowing the implant will prevent the surrounding teeth from shifting, a strong possibility if the implant were absent.

Long-term predictability. Since the implant is a permanently installed solution made of some of the strongest, most durable materials available, you can be sure that dental implants do not have the volatility and costly outcome of constant repairs. Dentures often crack or need refitting, crowns come loose, and bridges fail. With the implant securely placed tightly into your jaw almost like a natural tooth would be, there's no unnatural steps to take or risks to involve in caring for them. Dental implants are simply teeth that look beautiful and stay in your mouth where they belong.

If you are considering an alternative to your current teeth-replacement options, let the dental office of Charles Sours guide you through the process. Located in Woodbridge, his office has a dedicated team that can answer all your questions and quell your concerns. Don't let the phrase "implant" sound daunting. Rest assured that you are in great hands. For more information, go to