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How Dental Implants Restore Your Smile | Tulip Tree Dental Care

Welcome back to the ongoing blog of Tulip Tree Dental Care! In this blog post, we want to talk to you about dental implants! Our South Bend, IN dental practice offers beautiful dental implant restorations that can help you achieve a functional, healthy smile you can be proud of. Here, we would like to tell you all about dental implants and the top ways they can help you achieve the smile you truly want.

At Tulip Tree Dental Care, we understand the inconveniences of living with ill-fitting removable dentures. While we do offer removable dentures here at our practice (and they work great for many people!), dental implant-supported restorations are sometimes preferable. If you are currently living with ill-fitting dentures made at another practice and simply want to find a teeth replacement option you can rely on, you have come to the right place.

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are prosthetic tooth roots that are designed to authentically replace your natural structure. The implant or implants are then loaded with a beautifully designed restoration of some kind. That’s what we do here at Tulip Tree Dental Care — the restoration. This allows us to focus on creating a replacement tooth or denture that meets all of your size, shape, and color specifications. We craft restorations to fit your specific needs!

Together, the dental implant and the restoration replace your natural teeth in the most authentic way possible. Depending on your needs, your restoration may be a permanent fixture in your mouth or it could be removable. We will examine the health of your mouth and talk with you about your restoration options. We will be happy to work with you to determine what type of restoration you need.

Why Choose Dental Implants?

The main reason patients choose dental implants over a completely removable option is due to the security they provide. Removable dentures, if they aren’t fitted properly, can move around in your mouth and even pop out! An accident like that in the wrong situation can be very embarrassing, not to mention inconvenient. At Tulip Tree Dental Care, we understand this worry. If you are dealing with dentures that slip around and pop out, dental implants can help you feel secure.

Another reason patients choose dental implants is for their chewing power. Restorations secured using dental implants can give you back almost 100 percent of your natural chewing power! Imagine that! You could eat whatever you wanted again! While removable dentures do a good job of allowing you to eat the foods you love, their strength simply can’t compare to the realistic durability and security offered by implants.

Dental implants also offer the ability to maintain a truly healthy smile. Dentures are known for harboring bacteria beneath them. They also allow your jawbone to deteriorate. Dental implants solve both of these problems. Many dental implant restorations can be cleaned by simply brushing and flossing like normal. In addition, the implant itself provides something for the jawbone to grow around as well as stimulate the bone, discouraging deterioration. Dental implants will help you stay healthy and look younger for longer.

The simple fact is that dental implants can help you feel confident in your smile. If you aren’t confident with your removable dentures, you don’t have to settle. Dental implants could provide you with a solution that actually meets your specific tooth replacement needs.

Make An Appointment

Are you ready to choose a tooth replacement option that you can actually rely on? We would love to talk to you about your situation and to see if dental implants are right for you. We recommend scheduling a consultation — we will be happy to help you get all the information you need to make an informed decision about your smile.

Don’t let ill-fitting dentures get you down. If you are ready to make a change, contact us. You can call us about our dental implant-secured restorations today at 574-208-5668. We will be delighted to help you achieve a smile that meets your security, stability, and aesthetic needs.

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