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What Teeth can Dental Implants Replace?

Posted on 6/30/2016 by Tessa Smith-Greisch
A diagram of a dental implant inside a patients jaw.If you are facing tooth loss you have probably heard of dental implants by now. Dental implants offer the most impressive tooth replacement option available on the market today.

Prosthetics of the past can't offer the same robust features and benefits of dental implants because implants mimic a tooth in nearly every way. Dental implants can be used to replace any tooth in the mouth!

What Make an Implant a Superior Tooth Replacement Option?

Your tooth has a root structure that keeps it firmly held in place in your mouth. Prosthetics are usually anchored in your mouth by the surrounding teeth instead of a root structure.

When a prosthesis is not supported by the bone under the gums the bone can deteriorate over time and lead to further tooth loss. A dental implant is held in place by a titanium screw that acts almost exactly as the root of your tooth would.

A dental implant is also able to give you all the function that your natural tooth would. When faced with removable prosthetics you would need to take the prosthesis out to eat food or sleep, which means you still need to deal with the discomfort of having to chew without a tooth or teeth.

Proper Implant Care

Compared to prosthesis, dental implants are easy to take good care of. There is no auxiliary care needed. Just continue to take care of your teeth with regular brushing and flossing.

It's important to stay vigilant in your oral healthcare routine when you have a dental implant due to the fact that gum disease and other oral maladies can cause dental implants to fail.

Interested in Dental Implants?

If dental implants are a solution you would like to learn more about please call our office to schedule a no obligation consultation.
The doctors of Madison Oral Surgery & Dental Implants would like to inform you of the enhanced safety protocol developed for our office in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Working with recommendations from the CDC, OSHA, American Dental Association, and local government, we have enhanced our already stringent protocols for hygiene and safety.

•  All patients and staff wear masks
•  All patients and guests are screened with a COVID-19 questionnaire and temperature check prior to admission to our clinic lobby. Hand hygiene is performed before entry.
•  All personnel have daily temperature checks
•  To allow for social distancing, we have reduced the number of patients and guests in the office at one time and spaced the seating in our lobby appropriately
•  Allow more time for disinfecting between patient encounters
•  Increased disinfection of frequently touched surfaces including counter tops, handles, lobby seating, and bathroom surfaces
•  New, single use pens to avoid germ sharing between patients and personnel
•  Procedural personnel wear N95/KN95 masks and face shields

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Madison, WI 53713

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