Dental Implants

Dental Implants in Rexdale, Ontario

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Dental Implants

Dental Implants in Rexdale are used as replacements for teeth that have fallen out or that have been extracted. Implants are made of titanium, which is a biocompatible material. This means that there will be no allergic reactions and the body will embrace the material instead of rejecting it. When the implant fuses with the jawbone, it very successfully mimics the roots of a tooth and when paired with a dental crown, creates an amazing tooth replacement.

Why Replace Missing Teeth?

Replacing a missing tooth is crucial to maintaining proper overall oral health. Many issues can occur when failing to replace a missing tooth, including:

  • Remaining teeth spreading
  • Uneven bit places undue pressure on other teeth
  • Deterioration of jawbone

Candidates for Dental Implants in Rexdale?

While many patients can successfully get dental implants, some patients with certain conditions may not be eligible and should look into dental bridges instead. Gum disease is the number one condition that prevents dental implants from fusing properly.

Tooth Replacement with Dental Implants

Dental implants in Rexdale are also used in conjunction with many other procedures and treatments. Both partial and full dentures can take advantage of dental implants. While suction and adhesives have been used for many years to keep dentures in place, modern dentures can also be attached to implants. This creates a better fit, which gives confidence to the wearer while also preventing issues that previously plagued dentures such as gum discomfort.

Do you have a missing tooth that is preventing you from smiling as much as you should? Come on into West Humber Dentistry so we can go over the many options that can help you!