Many people choose implants as replacement teeth due to their attractive appearance. However, implants have so much more to offer than just mere looks. Dental implants are highly functional prosthetics that can be used to replace one tooth, several teeth, or all of your teeth, if necessary. At Creo Dentistry, Marysville, Washington, we offer natural-looking dental implants that are comparable to your natural teeth.
There’s no denying the aesthetic appeal of implants. They look so much like natural teeth that few people can tell the difference. Many people are unaware that implants are the only prosthetics that replace your teeth and their roots, restoring their full functionality.
When implants are surgically embedded into your jaw, they fuse with your jawbone system to replace the roots of teeth that went missing. These “roots,” which are now anchored securely and permanently in your jaw, become the foundation for an abutment and dental crown, which acts like your new tooth. The crown is the only part of your replacement tooth that you see.
When it comes to functionality, implants: