When you start to lose teeth, it significantly impacts your smile. This might lead to feelings of self-consciousness, as well as issues with eating. One way to help is to invest in a smile restoration with dental implants. That is why Dr. Keith Chertok provides implants as part of his periodontal services. There are several benefits to this type of dental treatment.
Dental Implants 101
Dental implants in Berkeley, CA replace your tooth at the root. The implant will be placed in the gum to work similarly as the root, providing a foundation on which to connect the tooth to the gums. Then, a removable or permanent tooth is attached to the implant.
Speaking and Eating Benefits
One reason that many people opt to get dental implants is that it helps to improve their eating and speaking abilities. When you lose teeth, it can cause issues that affect how you speak and what you can eat. Because implants act like your teeth, you can easily eat any foods you want. It also reduces the impact on your ability to speak without causing further problems by moving around.
Because dental implants appear very similar to your own teeth, your smile is restored back to its former glory. For many people, this improvement in the appearance also enhances self-esteem and self-confidence. This confidence might also spill over into your work and personal life, helping you to nab that job or reach other goals.
Dental implants are a durable solution to smile restoration. They are built to last longer than some of the other options available to replace lost teeth. It also helps protect your bone and gums from any further deterioration and tooth loss.
Schedule an Appointment
When you replace missing teeth, you have the option to replace them with bridges, dentures, or implants. With so many benefits, implants are a common choice for tooth replacement. Contact Dr. Chertok at our Berkeley, CA office today to schedule an appointment to discuss the best option for you.