*According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOM), statistics show that nearly 70% of adults between the ages of 35-44 in the United States have at least one missing tooth due to an accident, tooth decay,
If you’re missing a tooth or more and debating what are your
If you are missing teeth and your gums and jaw are perfectly healthy, you may benefit from dental implants, which are replacement teeth that are implanted surgically into the jawbone. Along with good oral hygiene, dental implants can last up to 20 years or more without the need for replacement. This is often a popular choice for people who have more than one missing tooth, but they can be an alternative to dentures if you have several missing teeth. As long as your gums and jaw are healthy, two or more implants can serve as a base of support for several replacement teeth.
The choice is always up to you and what you are comfortable with. Ask us how we can fit you for dentures or what your implant options are at your next visit or give us a call at (317) 571-1271.