One of the unfortunate effects of advanced periodontal disease is tooth loss. This is because the tissues that hold your teeth in place can be destroyed over time. When that damage becomes too significant, you can lose teeth, or find yourself in a position where they have to be extracted. Your periodontal specialist in the Encinitas/San Diego, CA area can do more than just help you fight gum disease. We can talk with you about replacing teeth you have lost with dental implant-held restorations. With the support of your implants, you can count on your prosthetic work to stay stable, while also making it easier for you to bite and chew.
Why Should You Have Dental Implants Put In Place To Hold A Prosthetic?
If you are not familiar with dental implants, you may be less clear on why they have value for your smile recovery. When implants are placed, they can hold restorations securely against your jawbone. This support mirrors the kind of hold that your teeth enjoy from their roots. This can make you more comfortable with your replacement teeth, even as you bite, chew, and speak! Implants are also good for your long-term oral health because they stimulate your jawbone. This stimulation, which is normally provided by your teeth roots, keeps your jaw healthy by triggering the delivery of nutrients to the bone.
Planning Your Implant Placement Procedure
When you start the implant placement process, Dr. Kania will carefully examine your gums, and your jawbone. The examination process can lead to the identification of problems that may need to be addressed before moving forward with treatment. It also allows Dr. Kania to identify the proper place for your implant, or implants. Once your placement is fully planned, you can move forward with scheduling it. Your comfort during placement is an important priority – dental sedation and local anesthetic are provided to minimize any discomfort you might experience as this work is performed.
Find Out If You Can Be Approved For Implant Placement
Your initial evaluation may reveal certain issues, like existing periodontal problems, that need to be addressed before you can receive your implants. This may call for direct treatment for periodontal disease, but it can also lead to the performing of a jawbone graft, or a gum graft. Once your work is completed, you can move forward to restoring your full smile!
Talk To Dr. Kania About Receiving Dental Implants
Dr. Kania is ready to meet with you and discuss the benefits of having dental implants put in place! With implant support, you can enjoy a better experience with restorative work after tooth loss. This is one of many services we provide to people in the Encinitas/San Diego, CA area who have been affected by periodontal disease, and its effect on their quality of life. If you are ready to benefit from Dr. Kania’s expertise, contact her office today at (760) 642-0711.