Could Dental Implants Solve Your Problems?
Are you in need of a tooth replacement and interested in learning more about dental implants and if you would be a candidate for treatment? Even if you don’t need a tooth replacement at this time, we feel it is always good to be informed and prepared should the need arise suddenly. We always want our patients to feel comfortable with any decisions they make about their oral health, and we are always here to help guide them in the right direction. Dental implants have become an extremely popular treatment due to the various options people now have. Advances in dental treatments and technology mean more patients than ever before are eligible to receive dental implants. Unfortunately, there are still some patients who may not qualify. Continue reading to learn more about implants and whether you would be a good candidate.
Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?
If you are in need of a tooth replacement, dental implants may be the solution you have been looking for. In case you are unfamiliar, dental implants are used to replace the entire tooth structure, including the tooth root. The process involves placing an artificial tooth root into the jawbone that will fuse with the bone over time. The process is finalized with an artificial tooth to cover the implant. We provide a number of variations, such as a dental crown or dentures, depending on your need.
More patients are eligible for dental implants than ever before. The current state of your oral and overall health will make a difference in whether your eligibility for dental implants. We will complete a thorough examination to determine if you are a candidate. Be sure to be honest about your lifestyle and medical history. Patients who may not be good candidates for implants at this time include:
- Patients looking for a quick-fix
- Patients taking certain medications
- Patients with certain medical conditions
If you are interested in learning more about dental implants and if you would qualify as a candidate for treatment, be sure to contact our office located in Northridge, CA to schedule an appointment. We would love to help improve your smile!