Enjoying Your New Dental Implants

Dealing with tooth loss is about more than just mitigating the effects that it can have on your oral health. These effects are significant and, if not addressed promptly, they can have serious consequences for your smile, oral health, and quality of life. When you’re considering replacing your lost teeth, it’s important to consider how the restoration you choose can help you restore that quality of life as well as your smile and bite function. For many people who experience tooth loss, the ability to address nearly every aspect of tooth loss often makes dental implants the ideal choice for dealing with it.

The confidence you thought you lost for good

The reason why your smile’s appearance is such an important aspect of dealing with tooth loss is because it’s the one that has the biggest impact on your self-confidence. Your smile is one of the most prominent features that people notice and remember; if you aren’t confident in its appearance, it will show, and that can negatively affect your social interactions with family, friends, and loved ones. When you replace your lost teeth, the quality of your restoration and its ability to blend in with your healthy, natural tooth structure plays a big role in its ability to help you successfully regain your confidence.

The foods you thought you had to give up

Much like the appearance of your smile, your bite’s force, balance, and ability to function properly also have a direct impact on your confidence and quality of life. This is due in part to the fact that the loss of some teeth can make it impossible to comfortably bite and chew some of your favorite foods, and you may have to dramatically alter your diet to accommodate it. Even with conventional dental bridges and dentures, your bite won’t be able to regain all of its function. However, with the support of root-like dental implant posts, you can enjoy nearly all of the foods you did before, without the risk of damaging your restoration.

The pride you deserve in caring for your smile

With some traditional replacement teeth options, the fact that they’re replacement teeth is obvious, at least to the wearer. It may look natural, but simple things like cleaning your teeth and caring for your restoration can keep your tooth loss at the forefront of your mind. One of the greatest benefits of dental implants is that they more closely mimic your natural tooth structures by replacing your lost teeth roots. This gives your new smile a more lifelike system of support and makes your replacement teeth easier and more convenient to care for every day.

Learn what else you can enjoy with dental implants

Dealing with tooth loss can seem like having to give up certain joys in life. With dental implants, however, you can enjoy a lot more than you may have thought you’d be able to. To learn more, schedule a consultation by calling Santa Rosa Oral Surgery in Santa Rosa, CA, today at 707-545-4625.