If a person loses a tooth due to decay or an injury, it can have a negative effect on the appearance of their smile. Tooth loss can also affect the way that a person speaks and it can inhibit their ability to chew correctly. If a person loses a tooth, there are a couple of treatment options available, partial bridges and implants. The best treatment method is a Tooth Implant in Vancouver WA. There are a few reasons why implants are the best.
are the most natural looking solution for tooth loss. Unlike partial
bridges, dental implants don’t require wires or plastic to hold the
tooth in place. The implant would be drilled directly into the
jawbone, making it look like a natural tooth.
are often removed at night. They also need to be replaced every few
years. Implants are not removed, and they don’t need to be replaced.
They are a permanent solution to tooth loss.
To keep dental
bridges clean and free of bacteria, they need to be soaked overnight.
To clean implants, the individual would just brush the false tooth
the way they do their natural teeth.
There are certain
foods that cannot be eaten when a person is has a partial bridge.
Hard foods and sticky foods can cause damage to the bridge. Since a
tooth implant is drilled into the jawbone, it is strong enough to
handle any type of food that the individual eats.
No Changes In
A dental bridge
can make speaking difficult. If it is a top bridge, there will be a
plastic plate on the roof of the individual’s mouth. This can cause
them to speak with a lisp. Since there is no plastic necessary to
hold the implant in place, there would be no changes in the
If a person is suffering from tooth loss, they will need to choose between a partial bridge or a Tooth Implant in Vancouver WA. Of the two options, implants have many more benefits. To discuss tooth implants, Contact our Vancouver dental office today.