In a perfect world, our teeth would last a lifetime. Unfortunately, tooth decay, trauma and gingivitis strike millions of people each year, leading to tooth loss. Luckily, the latest advances in dental technology have delivered an effective and attractive treatment for restoring your smile: mini dental implants.
These small titanium screws provide support for replacement teeth, and unlike traditional dentures that require messy glues and frequent refittings, they are permanently secured in the jawbone. This creates a strong anchor for replacement teeth that look, feel and function just like natural teeth.
In the past, most dental implants required major oral surgery and resulted in long healing times. In contrast, mini dental implants do not require extensive, invasive surgery, and they have a much faster recovery time than full dental implants. This makes them a particularly attractive treatment option for patients who are anxious about having invasive dental surgery.
Mini dental implants are significantly smaller than full dental implants, which makes them a viable treatment option for patients who do not have the bone necessary to support full implants. For these patients, mini implants are often the best option for durable, comfortable and natural-looking replacement teeth.
Mini dental implants produce benefits for all patients, including clearer speech, more attractive smiles, easier eating and chewing and less discomfort. When used to support dentures, they eliminate messy bonding agents and adhesives, and they eliminate the wobbling and slipping associated with poor-fitting dentures. These benefits increase one’s oral and overall health while boosting self-esteem.
More and more patients are discovering the benefits of mini dental implants, and learning how the treatment can change their health, appearance and life. If you are hiding your smile or feeling uncomfortable about your missing teeth or loose dentures, talk to your Prosthodontist or implant specialist today about this advanced and tailored restorative dental treatment. It just may change your life!