Are Dental Implants Right For Me? - EAST RIDGE, TN
Are Dental Implants Right For Me?
Advances in technology have made it possible for almost anyone to be a candidate for dental implants.
Missing teeth can be embarrassing and can make it hard to speak clearly or eat the foods you love. The old solutions to missing teeth were dentures, bridges, and crowns but these solutions provide only short-term results and can be difficult to maintain.
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Patients who have any of the following conditions will need to discuss their options with the dentist
Implants can either reinforce or replace existing dental work such as bridges or dentures.
As long as there is enough bone tissue in the area, dental implants may still be successful. If there is not enough bone, bone-grafting procedures may be required before an implant can be placed.
Discuss any medications or existing medical conditions with your doctor. Generally, if you can have typical dental work done, then you can undergo the dental implant procedure.
Gum disease can affect the success of a dental implant. Patients with moderate to severe gum disease may require treatment prior to implant placement.
Discuss how often you smoke with your doctor. Smoking can affect the success of the implant as well as your overall dental health.