Why dental implants are often chose over bridges and dentures
- Posted on: Apr 15 2021
At Baltimore Periodontics, Lasers, and Dental Implants in Catonsville, MD, Dr. Ari Moskowitz can provide the best quality care for new and existing patients seeking restoration of the smile. Tooth loss may occur due to many different situations, and by addressing it as soon as possible, many patients can maintain the function and health of their smiles. There are several options for patients to choose from, but one of the most popular is the dental implant.
Understanding how the dental implant works
Many patients ask our team, what is a dental implant? This tooth replacement option is one of the most popular for good reason. Dental implants are posts that are made of a non-corrosive metal called titanium. They function as a tooth root replacement and can be restored in different ways depending on the patient’s unique needs. This versatility makes them a great choice for many of the patients who visit Dr. Ari Moskowitz at Baltimore Periodontics, Lasers, and Dental Implants.
Dental implants are placed during oral surgery into the jawbone, and they stimulate bone growth around them that holds them firmly in place. Then, the dentist will restore the top of the implant called the abutment that sits above the gumline with a crown, bridge, or denture.
Why do patients choose implants over dental bridges and dentures?
There are several reasons why a patient might choose the dental implant approach to their tooth loss situation. Dental implants are:
- Better for bone health
- Easy to care for
- A smart investment
Call Dr. Ari Moskowitz to learn more about dental implants
Replacing missing teeth with dental implants is a highly desirable way of addressing tooth loss quickly and easily, while ensuring the restoration is simple to care for and natural looking. If you are located in the Catonsville, MD area and want to speak to a provider about the benefits of dental implants, we strongly encourage you to call Baltimore Periodontics, Lasers, and Dental Implants to discuss your options. We are conveniently located at 6400 Baltimore National Pike, Suite #200B and accept new patients who call our facility at (410) 744-6088 for appointments.
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