A missing tooth can cause difficultly in chewing and talking. Moreover, the surrounding teeth may be affected thus causing jaw discomfort. Many people complain that life becomes more difficult with missing teeth due to lower self confidence and lack of ability to eat, smile & perform other day to day activities. So, what is the solution?
Find a cosmetic dentist with experience performing dental implant surgery. Dental implants are a method by which an artificial tooth root is placed into your jaw by a cosmetic dentist. The artificial tooth acts as bridgework between two existing teeth. The artificial tooth looks and feels like a real tooth.
Dental implant surgeries are ideal for those who have lost a tooth or multiple teeth as a result of an injury or periodontal diseases. In the US, San Francisco Dental implants are an excellent way to replace a lost tooth.
After dental implant surgery
The success rate for dental implants is about 98% in case of lower implants and 91% for upper implants – which is quite impressive. The majority of people who have undergone dental implant surgery report feeling much better for a variety of reasons including:
Improved Appearance –
Get back your original look. Dental implants feel & look the same as your own teeth. As the implant integrates into the bone structure, it supports your denture.
Saved Teeth –
Dental implants positively impact your oral health. They also causes zero harm to your adjacent teeth, unlike a lost or infected tooth. Therefore, it not only replaces your infected or missing tooth, but also saves your gums in general.
Improved Confidence –
Get back the confidence you lost with the missing tooth. Now you can laugh aloud, chew your favorite food and talk without feeling embarrassed.
After care of dental implant
San Francisco Cosmetic Dentists believe that dental implants can last for a lifetime if you take good care of your teeth. Below are some post-operative care suggestions:
•Take antibiotics and use an oral rinse for some time as prescribed by your dentists. After surgery, you may have to bite on a pad of gauze or a wet tea bag. Call your dentist if bleeding persists
•Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water or fruit juice daily. Do not restrict yourself to soft food like soup, yogurt or pudding.
•Do not do strenuous activities and relax as much as possible after surgery
•Rinse your mouth with salt and water about 3-4 times daily
•If you experience pain, you may take a painkiller as prescribed by your doctor.
•If you continue to experience any problems, immediately call your dentist
San Francisco Cosmetic Dentist with over 23 years of experience specializing in dental implant surgery and also in sedation dentistry san Francisco.