What Are Dental Implants?

What Are Dental Implants

Fixed, High Tech False Teeth

What are dental implants is a common question. Dental implants are hard porcelain, custom made replacement teeth to fit with your existing teeth. They are fixed to a titanium screw which is screwed into the jaw bone. Dental implants are a permanent fixture which replace lost teeth. Dental implants prevent deformation of the jaw.  In the old days false teeth were on uncomfortable mouth plates which wearers took out when food trapped between the plate and palate hurt and caused mouth ulcers. 

Why Have Dental Implants

  1. Dental implants help you to better chew (masticate) food.
  2. Dental implants improve your appearance and confidence after losing teeth.
  3. They are stronger and more secure than dental plates (dentures / false teeth). Denture repairs Perth wide are costly.

Receding Gums / Deformed Mouth

Receding Gums / Deformed Mouth

Teeth, be they dental implants or original real teeth, help to prevent receding gums and jaw deformity.