Seeing The Importance Of Replacing Lost Teeth

Once you receive a dental prosthetic, you will see how much your restoration can improve your smile. Missing teeth, particularly teeth that were prominent when you smile, can seriously impact your confidence, and your appearance. Because modern prosthetic work can offer natural-looking replacement teeth, many people can focus on the cosmetic benefits of receiving this work. What you should know is that tooth loss is about more than just how you look. By replacing lost teeth, you can regain better dental function, protect yourself from losing more teeth, and avoid an increased risk for problems like TMJ dysfunction. Using dental implants to hold replacement teeth can actually help you enjoy impressive functional benefits, as well as protection against jawbone deterioration.

Receiving Dental Implants

Patients who want to enjoy advanced prosthetic support should inquire about receiving dental implants. The implant itself acts as an artificial tooth root, with a restoration secured to it. After confirming you can safely undergo that placement, the procedure will be arranged. After an appropriate healing period, you can receive your prosthetic, and show off a restored smile.

How You Can Benefit From Your Prosthetic Dental Work

Dental implants offer protection against jawbone deterioration, a problem that can occur after tooth loss, even with a restoration. Only with the placement of implants can you create stimulation in your jawbone, which is important to keeping the bone healthy. Of course, this is not the only benefit to enjoying this modern approach to prosthetic work.  Because your implants act like tooth roots, you can feel more comfortable with your restorations. You can also have an easier time biting and chewing different foods, and maintain a fuller diet. You can also enjoy a great confidence boost. After all, you will be able to show off a complete smile, with a restoration that is carefully designed to fit in naturally with your remaining teeth.

Calcagno Cosmetic And Family Dentistry Can Help You Address Tooth Loss

At Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, you can learn how dental prosthetics supported by dental implants can make a huge difference to your smile, and your oral health. To schedule a consultation, please call (507) 281-3659. Dr. Gilly Calcagno and our staff welcome patients from Rochester, MN, as well as Red Wing, St. Charles, Winona, Farmington, Austin, and all surrounding areas.