What separates a “dental implant” from nearly all other forms of tooth replacement is that it feels as natural in the mouth as an actual tooth. This natural feeling is largely attributable to the fact that the titanium implant is surgically embedded in the jawbone so that it looks and functions just as a real tooth root does. In fact, the titanium implant may be even more firmly planted in the jaw than a natural tooth root. While natural tooth roots are held in place by periodontal ligaments, titanium implants actually fuse to the surrounding bone by virtue of a process known as “osseointegration.” As a result of this melding of metal and bone, the implant feels exceedingly solid.
The development of advanced techniques has enabled us to change your smile overnight. If you have questions about cosmetic dentistry, please call West Brookfield Dental. We’ll explain our findings and recommendations, and together we’ll choose the best treatment plan. We invite you to make an appointment with us by calling 508.867.2777. Your positive attitude toward your dental health is the key to successful dental care. Our office is located at 9 West Main St., West Brookfield. P.S. In addition to serving as the attachment point and foundation for a single replacement crown, two or more dental implants can be utilized to support a fixed bridge holding multiple teeth in place.