While often initially more expensive than options for restoring teeth, several factors can make dental implants more cost effective and healthier in the long run.
Dental bridges and crowns are almost always less expensive compared to the initial cost of implants, but can often cost more over time because both of those treatments will likely need to be replaced in 5-10 years. Implants, when they are properly taken care of, can last your entire life.
Better Long-Term Health
One of the biggest benefits of implants is that they preserve and promote the growth of the bone beneath them. Dental bridges and dentures allow the bone tooth socket to deteriorate because it has no support. Implants also don’t allow food to get caught under them, unlike dentures and bridges.
Higher Quality of Life
Since dental implants are secured directly the bone of the jaw, it can’t accidentally slip around when talking or eating like dentures can. This lets you relax and enjoy your social encounters better. Implants are also the most natural looking tooth replacement. Most of the time they’re indistinguishable from your natural teeth.
If you need a tooth replaced, call Sarasota Implant in Sarasota, Florida today. Dr. Kenneth M. Schweizer will be glad to assist you.