Dental Implants in Colorado Springs, CO
Your smile is an important part of the first impression you make on others in both your business and social life. Over time, it is not uncommon to face replacing a single tooth or multiple teeth due to health issues or possibly an accident.
A missing tooth can affect your bite, speech, and how or what you eat. As you rely more on remaining teeth, you increase the chance they will wear out prematurely, be damaged, or lost. You may also experience headaches and/or jaw pain.
Dental implants are the best way dentistry has to replace teeth offering a lifetime solution in returning the tooth to a natural function, appearance, and feel.
Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?
Having dental implants is a very personal choice, if you are hiding your smile or embarrassed to smile due to missing or crooked teeth, dental implants may be the best option for you. Whether you are young, middle aged or an older adult, dental implants can be used to replace one or many teeth or in some cases, all your teeth. Most importantly, dental implants can provide you with a smile that you will be proud to share.
What are Dental Implants?
A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you will notice they have the same basic parts. Both have a crown (the visible part used to chew food). Both have a root that holds the tooth securely under the gum and is anchored into the jaw. The difference is that the implant is made of titaniun. When you lose a tooth, you lose both the root and the crown.
There are Two Types of Implants
They are the standard dental implants and the mini dental implants which have different diameters. Dental implants are secured directly to the jawbone, and a crown (or other restoration) is placed on top of the implant for a look and feel that mimics your natural teeth. Dr. Trujillo restores dental implants, and she can offer you sound advice on all things implant-dentistry related.
Visit Summit Dental or call (719)-630-3554 to schedule an appointment today. Your best and brightest smile is just a phone call away.