Archive for August, 2016
Dental implants have helped countless patients achieve a confident, secure and natural-looking smile after missing teeth. However, dental implants do have some criteria that must be met if you want them to be successful. While adequate bone density and healthy teeth and gums are local qualifications for dental implant placement, there are also factors within your general health that matter too.
Many consider dental implants as the driving force of modern dentistry. While they are certainly among the most innovative dental treatments available, the concept of using a foreign material to replace a missing tooth originated thousands of years ago! Of course, at that time, the methods were quite barbaric and included wire ligatures to stabilize prosthetic teeth made of animal bone or seashells.