A missing tooth, anywhere in your mouth is a space where a tooth used to be. Beyond aesthetics each tooth acts as a chewing surface, a place holder for adjacent teeth and jaw bone structure along with many structural and preventative roles. Without a tooth in place surrounding teeth can shift making decay more likely, increasing the risk of bone loss, the area can become more apt to periodontal disease and the list goes on.
To avoid the maladies associated with a missing tooth an implant may be the solution for you. An implant will take the place or more appropriately fill the space that your missing tooth once held.
A dental implant is a small prosthetic post that is placed into the bone of the upper or lower jaw. The post functions as the root portion of the lost tooth and serves as an anchor for replacement tooth. Once the post has settled an artificial tooth is attached to fill the space that was once your missing tooth.
A dental implant can offer you the ability to eat comfortably, return your mouth to health as well as your confidence in your smile.
Dental implants look and feel exactly like natural teeth, no one other than you and your dentist will be able to tell the difference. Our Newmarket dentists would be pleased to discuss the benefits of implant prosthetics with you. To request an appointment fill in the form below and we will contact you to confirm the date you choose.