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Are dental implants right for me?

If you’re missing one or more teeth, probably so! Nearly anyone in good health whose jaw has finished growing is a candidate, whether they were simply born without a tooth or lost one or more teeth due to injury, decay, gum (periodontal) disease, infection or another reason. Dental implants also are a great option for patients who don’t want the drawbacks of, or can no longer wear, removable dentures.

The best way to determine if you are a candidate is to see a dental implant expert. Be sure to mention if you are a smoker, any medical conditions you have, and any over-the-counter and prescription medications you take.

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Dental Implant Self-Test

  • Do you have one or more missing teeth?
  • Do you have a bridge that needs to be replaced?
  • Do your dentures affect your quality of life by slipping, clicking or keeping you from eating what you want?
  • Do you have bite problems or pain because of a missing tooth?
  • Do you want a treatment option for missing teeth that provides a more permanent, long-term solution?
If you answer “yes” to one or more of these questions, dental implants might be an option for you. 
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