How Dental Implants Positively Influence Oral Health
At Phinney Ridge Dental, our Seattle, WA cosmetic dentist considers dental implants cosmetic and preventive dentistry…and with good reason.
Most of us already know that a dental implant is the best tooth replacement option available today. However, when we think about a dental implant, we imagine a gap-free grin. We picture smiling with confidence and renewed self-esteem.
While these things are true, dental implants also improve your oral health.
Let us explain.
A Dental Implant Prevents Bone Loss
When a tooth is missing, your jawbone shrinks without the support of that tooth’s root. Bone loss can lead to a caved-in appearance in the face, impact chewing, and create the perfect dip for adjacent teeth to ...