It is said that an impression is made within the few seconds of meeting a person and invariably a person with a beautiful smile is sure to make a good impression. It is possible that your teeth may get damaged due to an accident, decay or with continuous usage. In case you lose your teeth, there are many options available to get them fixed.
For replacing a broken tooth, dentures were considered the best option until some time back. With advancements in dental care methods, dental implants have taken the place as the preferred method for fixing a missing tooth. Dental implants give a more natural look and feel to the tooth thereby giving a person a boost in their self-confidence.
Basically, dental implants are non-natural titanium screws that are fitted inside the jaw over which an artificial cap is seated. The artificial screw works as a root and holds the artificial cap. Both, individual dental implants as well as bridge implants are available in dentistry. Individual dental implants are made possible by the fact that individual teeth are not connected with each other and are placed in the jaw. For replacement with dentures, several dental implants are fixed into the jaw and then joined with artificial denture teeth. [Read more…]