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Do You Need Dental Implants?

Losing a tooth for any reason impacts your confidence and smile. When you want to improve the appearance of your smile and address potential complications with your teeth, dental implants might be the solution. Let Centre Mall Dental help! 

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What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants refer to a dental procedure to replace a broken, damaged or lost tooth without harming the other teeth around the gap. It is a replacement root for a new tooth that your Hamilton, ON dentist uses to attach a replacement tooth into your mouth. Essentially, it is a metal or titanium post that is surgically placed into your gums and jaw to hold a replacement tooth.

At Centre Mall Dental, we offer dental implants as a solution to help with your smile and the health of your jaw. Since a lost tooth allows your teeth to move and shift over time, you want to address the loss as quickly as possible. We provide different options based on the underlying cause of the problem and the severity of the break. Our clinic provides service to residents in Hamilton, Mississauga and Oakville when you lose a tooth or have questions about your treatment options.

When to Consider Implants

Implants are not always the solution you need for your teeth, so identifying when to consider the treatment allows you to make an educated decision. Generally, the treatment is best when you've lost the entire tooth, including the root, and need an anchor for a replacement tooth. We may suggest using the implant when you have a tooth root, but do not have enough material for alternative treatments. We also use the treatment for large gaps rather than a small gap. 

It is not the appropriate option when you have a small gap in your teeth or a minor crack and break on the tooth. Chipped teeth or broken teeth with enough root material for other options may not require an implant unless you decide other treatment options do not meet your needs.

Talk To Our Hamilton Dentist Today

Before you make decisions about your oral health and treatments to improve your smile, talk to our Hamilton dentist. We provide the details about potential risks, concerns and treatment options based on your tooth health and the problems you want to address. We always consider your goals as part of the treatment process and offer different solutions to address the situation.

A dental professional educates individuals about the process and the potential complications. We also explain the steps you must take after treatment to maintain the health of your teeth and gums. We also offer appropriate tools for aftercare so you feel comfortable with the changes to your teeth and gums.

Your teeth are part of your smile and a missing tooth impacts the way you feel about your smile. By addressing the gap with an implant, you can feel comfortable with your smile.

Contact us today to learn more about our procedures or to set up an appointment at Centre Mall Dental!