If you are torn between the decision to opt for dental implants versus other options such as dentures, this article will provide you with clear insights on exactly why dental implants truly is the better choice for most people.
Dental Implants are a Natural Replacement for Lost Teeth
Teeth which are gone for good need to have a viable alternative which will give the remaining teeth a suitable companion so that they can all continue to function together in tandem, the same natural way in which they co-existed when they were all there.
If we take dentures as an instance, they are clearly not a suitable option even when all or most teeth are lost, since the mouth is not able to undertake its requisite functions optimally. On the other hand, with dental implants in place, the teeth – as indeed the mouth as a whole can continue to function the same way it always did, as though nothing was missing in the first place.
No Eating Restrictions
With dentures or other alternatives to dental implants, there is always a restriction on the kind of food that can be consumed, in some form or the other. With dental implants though, there is really no such restriction whatsoever. This can no doubt be a major advantage in the case of dental implants since patients can relive the life which they always had and did, prior to facing issues with their teeth.
And without a doubt, being able to eat freely is by far one of the most important aspects of leading a fulfilling, enriching life till the very end!
Ensuring a Youthful Demeanor – From Outside and Inside!
Dental implants have the unique ability to offer to all patrons the virtual GUARANTEE of a youthful exterior demeanor which in turn plays a major part in ensuring a confident persona from within. Otherwise, with dentures, it is as though the person in question has suddenly aged considerably and needs to be counted among senior citizens, with the behavior of others around reflecting this perception.
This is clearly not the case at all with dental implants.
Maintaining a Robust Jaw
In case you do not opt for dental implants – maybe take no remedial action whatsoever with regard to damaged or lost teeth, your jaw – essentially the jawbone gets exposed to the possibility of immense, lasting damage, with obvious, long-term, detrimental implications.
This is clearly something that you do not want and that is where we again find dental implants playing such an important role in ensuring that there is no damage to the jawbone under any circumstances whatsoever.
No other dental solution can really have the lasting impact that dental implants have. For instance, if you go for dentures, you will find that they would need to be replaced every so often.
Even if we take into consideration the significant cost difference between dentures and dental implants, at least at the outset, we find that the long-term cost differentials ease out since dental implants can easily be considered as a permanent solution versus dentures which need replacements time-to-time and obviously have a major cost aspect attached to them each time.
No Obligation Dental Implant Consultation
Missing a tooth? Maybe two? Not happy with your dentures? Embarrassed to smile? To find out more information on how dental implants can help you, please contact Dr. Maru at 604-585-4044 to schedule a dental implant consultation or simply fill out our Online Dental Form.