Most people take their smiles for granted, never realizing just how much they use it to communicate and express themselves. For some people, however, a smile can be a source of shame and embarrassment. For instance, missing teeth can cause a shirt that will create a significant overbite or a crooked smile. However, that’s a condition that can be easily corrected.
Casting a Bright Light on Dental Implants
Dental implants are designed to closely mimic a real tooth, which is why they work so well in restoring the natural look of one’s smile. The implant can be broken down into three separate components: the abutment, the crown, and the actual implant. These three parts work together to create a sturdy and realistic tooth replacement.
The procedure involves inserting the implant into the mouth at the point at which the natural tooth is missing. Next, the patient must wait a short …