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3 Indications That You Might Need a Dental Implant

May 23, 2014

While Indianapolis Dentistry offers many tooth replacement options, the truth is dental implants are the best permanent solution to replacing lost or broken teeth. Research and dental experience show that dental implants are a safe and convenient way to replace lost teeth with natural-looking and lasting results. We have listed many of its benefits before and in this article we list three indications that you might need a dental implant.

3 Indications that You Might Need a Dental Implant

  1. You have many missing teeth - Dental implants are the ideal solution especially if there are gaps between your teeth and the offending gap is visible. But even if it isn’t, a missing tooth can cause other underlying problems if not dealt with. It always the best option to have missing teeth replaced, no matter how few they are.
  2. You have been wearing dentures for a long time - Jawbone resorption and shrinkage is the biggest disadvantage when you have been wearing dentures for a long time. A dental implant is placed directly into the jawbone and takes the place of the natural tooth root, preventing further bone resorption and actually stimulating bone growth too.
  3. You experience trouble eating and chewing - If you’re experiencing trouble eating and chewing food, then you might opt for a dental implant. An implant is also constructed to withstand the pressure from everyday chewing and eating. This means that you’ll have the freedom to eat what you want when you want. As we have said, dental implants are the ones closes to natural teeth!

Dr. Reese Does Dental Implants

If you fit any of the indications we described above, contact us at 317-882-0228 to schedule an appointment so you can know your options. Dr. Reese has been performing dental implant procedures for over 30 years, you can see of his work in the smile gallery.

Implants aren’t possible for every patient, but bone grafting may adequately prepare your jaw if your bone mass is wanting. Indianapolis dentist, Dr. Reese encourages you to schedule a dental implant consultation to determine the best way to restore your dental health or if you have been previously rejected as a candidate for dental implants.