Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants

Your smile is completely unique and keeping your teeth healthy is an important aspect of personal confidence and quality of life. If you have damaged or missing teeth, you may think a beautiful smile is not an option anymore. However, our periodontist, can transform your smile with dental implants in Beaverton, OR that are both attractive and functional. If you are curious about implants and how they work, you can schedule a consultation with Polaris Dental Specialists for more information and to discuss the right options for your unique situation. While dental implants are not the best treatment option for everyone, they can offer numerous benefits to many patients.

When Are Dental Implants Necessary?

Millions of Americans have seriously damaged or missing teeth from accidents, poor hygiene, gum disease, and other factors. Aside from affecting your appearance, missing or damaged teeth can be painful and may damage bite alignment and oral health if left untreated. Dental implants are surgically placed into the jawbone and serve as a permanent solution to restore health, beauty, and functionality to your mouth.

Difference Between Implants and Dentures

Dentures are another possible solution to damaged or missing teeth and may be the right option for many patients. Dentures need to be modified or replaced occasionally whereas dental implants are permanent, and rarely need replacement even over the course of a lifetime. Implants may also be used to stabilize dentures in some situations.

Dental Implants and Bone Loss

In some cases, severe tooth damage or gum disease can lead to bone loss and further complications. Our periodontist can provide restoration procedures such as bone grafts and tissue regeneration along with implants for a complete solution to serious dental issues.

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No matter what state your teeth are in, Dr. Nguyen and his staff are ready to help. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation and take the first step on the road to a healthy and beautiful smile.

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