Dental Implants: Helping Prevent Bone Loss While Restoring Smiles

Dental implants have seen growth over the years due to the development of technology and progression in research. Because of this, implants are safer and picked over other dental procedures by some patients in Irvine and anywhere else. Knowing more about this dental procedure gives you more options and ideas if you are planning to get implants.

Understanding Dental Implants

When a tooth is lost, the alveolar bone decreases. In just a span of a year that a tooth is lost, 25% decline in width of bone and an overall decrease in height has been noted. When more teeth are lost, its functions significantly lose as well. Due to the presence of dental procedure such as dental implant, it is possible to avoid this altogether.

Bones that surround an existing tooth stay healthy and dental implants, in place of a missing tooth or teeth, can provide the necessary stimulation to prevent bone loss.


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