Who Can Benefit From Dental Implants Treatment?

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Dental implants are a popular and extremely effective treatment for people who are missing teeth due to infection, decay, injury, or who need a damaged tooth replaced. Dental implants help improve the appearance of your smile while also promoting and preserving your oral health. 

Dr. Jocelyn Tan-Chu in Midtown Manhattan, in New York City, NY, recently completed the core curriculum at the prestigious Dawson Academy, focusing on comprehensive treatment including smile design. She is skilled in many cosmetic dental restoration procedures including installation of implants.

What is a Dental Implant?

Dental implants are titanium screws designed to mimic the natural roots of teeth to support a prosthetic crown on top. The implant is embedded directly into the jaw bone, requiring no alterations to your neighboring teeth. Teeth can be replaced individually or several dental implants can be used to secure a denture for a full arch of missing teeth. This is especially a good option for patients with a scarcity of healthy jawbone tissue.

Who Needs Dental Implants?

Dental implants are the most effective way to replace missing teeth, restoring both the appearance and functioning of your smile. Implants offer patients with missing teeth many advantages over traditional tooth replacement options such as dentures and bridges. Implants promote the growth of new, healthy jawbone tissue, preventing facial regression and reducing the risk of additional tooth loss. Dental implants help you maintain a natural bite and allow recipients to enjoy a diet without restriction.

All people that are missing teeth or have severely damaged teeth that cannot be saved are potential candidates for dental implants. If you’ve lost a tooth after extensive decay due to gum disease, you now have an empty space in your mouth. This is more than just a cosmetic concern as an empty space in the mouth can cause further tooth decay and bone loss. Implants help prevent bone loss and teeth moving.

Where to Find Dental Implant Treatment

You need an experienced, highly-trained dentist to perform the dental implant procedure, which is why Dr. Tan-Chu wants you to consider her practice for your dental implants. Dr. Tan-Chu believes in empowering her patients to prioritize their oral health and have the smile they’ve always wanted. To see if Dr. Tan-Chu would be a good fit to perform your dental implant procedure, schedule a consultation online or call 212.235.1769 today.