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How Long Will My Dental Implants Last?

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As a caring dental team in Lake Worth, FL, our practice’s goal is always for your dental treatment to last a lifetime. Many of our patients either currently have or are considering getting dental implants, and we are commonly asked what the average “lifespan” of an implant is. As with any cosmetic or functional dental procedure, the length of time an implant will last varies from person to person and largely depends on how well the implant is cared for.

Components of Dental Implants

Most implants have three separate components: the implant post that is placed into the gum, the zirconia crown that sits on top and visibly resembles a natural tooth, ...

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What Benefits Do Dental Implants Offer?

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Missing teeth pose a big problem for many people. Up until a few decades ago, we replaced missing teeth with either a dental bridge or a partial denture. While these two options filled the gap left behind by a missing tooth, neither one of them could stop the physical repercussions of a missing tooth.

Bone Loss, Called Resorption

The teeth and jawbone have a mutually beneficial relationship. The jawbone secures the root of the tooth in place while the tooth’s root stimulates bone stability. 

When you lose a tooth, the bone that once held it in place begins to dissolve, recede, or resorb. Essentially, it is no longer needed to secure the tooth, ...

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Why Are Dental Implants So Popular?

Dental Implants in Lake Worth FL

If you have watched television or listened to the radio lately, you have probably heard about dental implants for replacing missing teeth. Of course, this information becomes infinitely more important if you are suddenly facing tooth loss or have scheduled a dental extraction.

It’s no secret that missing teeth can be embarrassing, but losing a tooth causes a negative chain reaction with your oral health as well. At Palms Dental Care, we usually recommend that patients replace missing teeth to protect the future of their smiles.

Dental Implants – A Practical Choice

We offer implants, bridges, partial dentures, and complete dentures to replace missing teeth. Implants provide a few standout benefits over other ...

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