Dental Implants

You may not have heard about the many benefits of having dental implants. They look, fit and most importantly – function just like your own natural teeth. Implants help you to retain your own smile and face shape. This is an important factor in order for you to keep the youthful fullness of your face.


What are dental implants?


When it comes to teeth replacements - dental implants are the most natural look and feel of your own natural teeth.


Implants start out with a small post – usually made from titanium that serves as the root for your new tooth or teeth. Once the post(s) is set in place, a connector (or abutment) is placed or built into the post. This connector will hold your new, natural-looking tooth.


Your new tooth or teeth will be custom made for you to match your own natural teeth. Your dental professional will work with you to make sure your new teeth have the look that best fits the shape of your mouth and face. The last step is to attach your new tooth.


Who can benefit from dental implants


There are many reasons why people need their teeth replaced. Dental implants are for people who have significant tooth decay or teeth that are missing due to infection, decay or injury.


If you have lost one or more teeth it is important to fill in that gap as soon as possible. The best way to do this is with a dental implant.


Dental bridges don’t last forever. If you have a bridge that needs to be replaced, dental implants may be a more permanent answer.


Dentures can be cumbersome and uncomfortable. Implants are anchored into bone, so they don’t need to be removed and won’t slip and slide around.


Advantages with dental implants


  • Built to last.

Dental implants are meant to last for decades. Unlike traditional dentures or bridges that may need to be replaced periodically, dental implants that are cared for properly can last for the rest of your life.


  • Be confident.

Unlike other options, dental implants are secure. They don’t slip, move or click when you talk, eat or laugh. You will have the peace of mind knowing your speech is more natural and you can spread your smile without fear.


  • Helps prevent bone loss.

Bone loss occurs when there is a missing tooth or dental disease. Implants will help to stimulate bone growth and reduce bone loss. If you have one or more missing teeth, you probably have a difficult time eating the foods you enjoy. Implants allow you to eat everything you would have before you lost your teeth.


Unlike bridges or partial dentures that attach to adjacent teeth, dental implants are easier on the teeth you have left. They don’t require an anchor or attachment since they are implanted individually.


Caring for dental implants


The way you care for your implants is the way you should care for your own natural teeth. Brushing, flossing and regular cleanings and checkups will keep them and their surrounding tissues healthy and beautiful.


Dental implants Don’t put it off any longer. It's hard to be truly happy when you can’t chew properly and experience pain from decaying or diseased teeth. If you have been suffering from broken, missing or diseased teeth – call for a consult your dental professionals to see if you are a good candidate for dental implants. Get your smile back and enjoy your life to its fullest with dental implants.



Contact Panhandle Dental

Our office is located at7200 W. 45th Suite #5 Amarillo, TX 79109

Phone: 806-677-0202

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