Houston Dental Implants and Oral Reconstruction
Do you have missing teeth? Unhappy with your smile? Many people who have lost their permanent teeth are now able to restore the function and esthetically pleasing smile they had before their teeth were removed. In many cases, a smile is restored and improved upon with dental implants.
There seems to be a mystery as to how and why dental implants work. The purpose of this website is to help people understand what dental implants are, how they function and what the procedure entails in placing these prosthetic devices. Many people are apprehensive about this procedure, the surgery and the longevity of a dental implant. “What if I elect to have this procedure and it doesn't work,” is a common question we would like to address.
The answers to some of these questions are on this website. There is also an email address and a blog for people who may be contemplating having this procedure or who may have a loved one thinking about having dental implants.
Dental implants have been around since the 1940s, and they have become an excellent restorative procedure and alternative for patients who have missing teeth. There are people who were born not having some of their permanent teeth. There are patients who have lost their teeth due to periodontal (gum) disease or tooth decay, and others may have lost their teeth due to a car accident or some other type of mishap. There are many reasons why patients choose dental implants. The only way to see if you are a candidate for dental implants, is to come for a consultation regarding your specific situation.