Everyday, teeth are lost due to traumatic injuries. Automobile accidents, sports-related injuries and criminal assaults are all ways that traumatic injuries and tooth loss occur. In some cases, teeth that are knocked out due to traumatic injuries can be successfully implanted back into the mouth. However, in many cases, traumatic injuries lead to permanent tooth loss.
Unfortunately, traumatic injuries often occur at a young age, leaving individuals to wear dentures or partial dentures for a long period of time. When dentures are worn for a long period of time, it can cause bone irreversible bone loss in the jaw. This leads to ill-fitting dentures. It is an endless cycle.
Fortunately, dental implants now give individuals who lose permanent teeth at a young age a better option for tooth replacement. Replacing lost teeth with dental implant supported crowns or bridges provides a long-term, fixed solution to missing teeth. Dental implants function the same as natural teeth and do not cause bone loss in the jaw. Dental implants also make it possible to eat and properly digest all different types of foods, even foods that are rich in fiber and harder to chew. Lastly, dental implant supported crowns and bridges look just like natural teeth.
For these reasons, many individuals are replacing lost teeth with dental implants. This highly successful procedure is now used all over the world and has enabled countless individuals to once again eat, laugh, smile and talk, with confidence. If you have lost a tooth or multiple teeth due to a traumatic injury, talk to a dental implants specialist in your local area today to find out if this revolutionary tooth replacement system is right for you.