TOOTH LOSS EQUALS BONE LOSS
When a tooth is lost, the jawbone where the tooth once quickly began to collapse. In order to keep growing and multiplying, bone cells require the stimulation of biting forces applied to the tooth roots during daily eating. Without this healthy stimulation or “exercise, the bone simply disappears. This loss of bone is most noticeable immediately after the tooth is removed. But continues throughout your lifetime.
Patients who are missing one or many teeth will lose the bone in their jaw unless the missing teeth are replaced with dental implants. Missing teeth (and the progression of bone loss that go with it) will affect speech, chewing ability, and facial appearance. It can also lead to an improper list of dentures. Implants promote bone stability by transmitting stimulating biting forces to the bone while chewing. In this way, implants prevent the progressive loss of bone that occurs when teeth are lost. Dental implants are the healthiest, most natural, long-term tooth replacement solution. Implants are the only proven way to prevent bone loss after the natural teeth have been extracted! And. implants function and feel exactly like healthy. Natural teeth!