Restoring Smiles with Dental Implants

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What are dental implants?
If you are missing one or more permanent teeth, Dr. Kevin M. Altieri may recommend dental implants in Fort Worth, Texas. A dental implant is a restoration that replaces both the missing tooth and its root. A dental implant is made up of a titanium post, which fuses with the jawbone, and a dental restoration, like a dental crown or bridge.

What can dental implants do for you and your smile?
– Improve your appearance and confidence
– Allow you to to speak properly
– Allow you to eat properly
– Improve your comfort
– Improve your dental health
– Provide a durable and long-lasting replacement for a lost tooth

Can I get dental implants?
In order to have dental implants placed, you should have healthy gums and enough jawbone structure to support the implant. In addition, you must be committed to proper oral hygiene and regular dental checkups. There are other things to consider, like whether or not you are a smoker. Talk to our dentist to see if dental implants are right for you.

How do I care for my dental implants?
Care for your dental implants the way that you care for your natural teeth. Brush them twice a day and floss them once a day, along with your natural teeth. Rinse your mouth with an antibacterial mouthwash. Be sure to visit Bellaire Dental Excellence at least twice a year for your professional teeth cleaning.

Feel free to contact our office today for more information and to schedule your next visit. We look forward to getting to know you!