By Johnstone Periodontics
April 18, 2014
Category: Dental Implants
Tags: Dentist  
Failing to replace your missing teeth can have detrimental effects on your long term oral and overall health. One of the biggest reasons an individual should replace their teeth is because of bone deterioration that begins as soon as the teeth are lost. With time, the bone will dissolve more and more, making it extremely difficult to eat and speak, causing neighboring teeth to shift, while also limiting your possibility for restorations. Additionally, gaps in your teeth can affect the surrounding teeth, causing them to shift and influencing how the jaw closes. And since food can easily become trapped in these spaces, the risk of tooth decay and gum disease is significantly increased.
At Johnstone Periodontics in Toronto, we offer dental implants to help replace missing teeth, while also helping you to prevent complications later on in life. Contact our office to learn more about dental implants and how they can restore your smile.  In the meantime, lets take a look at the benefits offered by dental implants for replacing missing teeth.
Benefits of Dental Implants
Dental implants are long-lasting tooth root replacements that are securely placed into the jawbone to simulate the root of a single pre-existing tooth or multiple teeth. They are natural-looking and provide the same function as your natural tooth root while preventing further decay, dental disease and bone deterioration. Unlike traditional dentures, dental implants offer a permanent solution for missing teeth; and with implants, there is no fear of slipping or falling out, no messy adhesives, no discomfort and no difficulty eating or talking.
Other benefits of implants include:
  • Look and feel like natural teeth
  • Restore proper chewing and speaking functions
  • Convenience and confidence that teeth won’t move or loosen
  • Because implants are fixed in place, there is no messy adhesive or slipping as with dentures
  • Prevent progressive bone loss and gum recession by mimicking the roots of natural teeth
  • Convenient oral hygiene
  • Implants are very durable and with good care, can last a lifetime
  • Renewed self-confidence and improved self-esteem
If you’re embarrassed to smile, frustrated with eating or tired of inconvenient dentures, consider dental implants in Toronto—the natural-looking, comfortable and long-term solution to missing teeth. This solution offers stability, durability and convenience that other procedures can’t provide, while dramatically improving the appearance of your teeth so that you can smile with confidence once again.
Contact one of our periodontists in Toronto for dental implant information and to take the next step in restoring your smile.