Tooth loss can have a negative impact on many aspects of your life. Firstly, losing a tooth or the process that you go through until you lose a tooth or undergo a tooth extraction can be highly distressing, uncomfortable and embarrassing. Poor oral hygiene is the most common cause of missing teeth. Before you lose your tooth or have it taken out you may suffer from toothache, sensitivity, bleeding gums, bad breath and many other symptoms which affect your daily life. Once the tooth has fallen out or been taken out, you may be relieved of the pain however you then have many other issues which may affect you. Missing teeth can completely alter the look of your smile and the way you feel about smiling. It can affect your self-confidence and unfortunately can affect the overall appearance of your face. A missing tooth can have a negative impact on the health of your surrounding teeth and it can lead to further tooth loss if you do not visit the dentist soon. Tooth loss also has a significant impact on chewing and eating and depending on the location of your missing teeth it can affect the way you speak. Although we associate missing teeth with older people, tooth loss can affect you at any age however you can rest assured that you are not alone so speak to your dentist here at Bromley dental practice today to find out more about replacing your missing teeth.
What are dental implants
Dental implants in Bromley are small titanium screws that are a popular choice for replacing missing teeth. If you have one missing tooth then you will need a single dental implant and if you have multiple missing teeth then depending on the location of your missing teeth you may need more than one dental implant. Each implant can hold a bridge of up to 4 missing teeth in a row with no compromise on strength and stability. If your missing teeth are in different locations around the mouth this is when you may require multiple implants. Replacing your full set of teeth may be possible with four dental implants in Bromley. This will depend on your dental requirements, your personal preferences and how your dentist believes will be the best way to achieve a smile that is aesthetically pleasing, fully functioning, comfortable and helps you enjoy better dental health and overall well being.
Following dental implant surgery, it is important that you maintain an excellent dental hygiene routine and that you visit your dentist here at Bromley dental practice on a regular basis to make sure that your teeth and gums are clean and healthy and that there are no dental issues which may cause further complications in the future. Dental implants in Bromley are a permanent solution for replacing your missing teeth so by making sure that you put time, care and attention into looking after your teeth you will be able to enjoy a beautiful smile for the rest of your life.