If you are considering dental implants, it is important to discuss all concerns with your dentist or oral surgeon before making a decision. Here is some helpful information based on common patient questions and concerns below:
A: They preserve the structure of the face and jawbone to allow you to eat, speak, and otherwise function just like you would with your natural teeth, and they can last a lifetime with proper care.
A: Yes, they can be implanted anywhere in place of missing teeth.
A: Because they are considered to be cosmetic dental treatments, insurance typically does not cover implants. However, some insurances now cover up to 50% of implant procedures.
A: Implants are considered to be a better option than dentures, due to being more advanced in terms of longevity and function including speech. Implants also preserve your facial structure more effectively than dentures.