While you may be unsure of what your experience will be with restoring your incomplete smile, you can be understandably excited by the results. After all, you can look younger and more attractive when that gap created by a missing tooth, or missing teeth, has been filled with a lifelike restoration. Thanks to dental implants, it is possible to have prosthetic work that even improves your experience with biting and chewing food, meaning you could expand on your current diet options. Your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office is prepared to help you show off a complete smile once again. We can also meet with you to discuss what you should expect from your dental implant placement and restoration experiences.
Treat Tooth Loss Like A Serious Issue
If you are missing even one tooth, you should look at the matter as one that should be addressed as soon as possible. Your smile gap does more than just affect the way you look. You can have a hard time biting and chewing certain foods, to the point where your diet choices have become limited. You are also more likely to lose more teeth over time if you do nothing to replace what is already missing. Over time, you will develop an additional concern – your jawbone can actually deplete because of tooth loss. This is because without the roots of teeth stimulating the bone, important nutrients are no longer being delivered.
Making Arrangements To Place And Restore Your Implant
At the start of your prosthetic treatment experience, your dentist will perform a thorough review to plan your implant placement. This step is needed to determine where the exact right spot for the implant is, and to check on the current condition of your teeth. In some cases, patients will need work done before their placement can take place. After your implant is inserted into your jawbone, you need to give yourself an appropriate amount of time to heal before you can have it restored. Once this time has passed, you can return to see your dentist. The implant restoration will provide you with a durable and lifelike crown, or larger prosthetic appliance, depending on the type of tooth loss you are addressing.
Restore Your Appearance With A Same-Day Implant!
If you are approved to receive a same-day implant, you can be happy to know that your smile can look whole again once you receive your implant. This is because it will come with a crown already attached. This means that while you wait to receive your permanent restoration, your smile will appear complete!
Talk To Hillsview Dental About Receiving Your Dental Implant And Restoration
Hillsview Dental is ready to help patients who are interested in restoring an incomplete smile! If this applies to you or a family member – or if you have any other oral health concerns – let us know! To schedule a consultation with Dr. Brian G. Criss, call Hillsview Dental today at 605-342-6652.