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Do you have permanent teeth that are missing in your smile? If so, your smile confidence doesn’t have to continue suffering the effects of missing teeth. At St. Paul Family Dentistry, we offer an effective tooth restoration procedure known as dental implants for our patients who need help restoring missing teeth.

Dental implants work by surgically implanting a titanium post–which operates as a tooth root–into the jawbone which lies beneath the gum line. This provides the foundation for which your dentist can then mount replacement teeth or a bridge into the affected area.

If you are concerned about having surgery to restore lost teeth, the superior results of dental implants are proven to be both worth the time and investment if you are seeking a permanent, durable solution. Today we would like to share some of the benefits dental implants offer your smile.

One of the most dramatic benefits of dental implantation is that implants are designed to mimic your natural teeth. Not only do they replace lost teeth but they preserve your youthful appearance by maintaining your facial profile. This means you can smile with confidence as they boost your self-esteem.

Dental implants also maintain jawbone structure which begins to deteriorate when healthy teeth are lost. Dental implants preserve this jawbone structure and keep surrounding teeth from shifting. Because of this, your gums are also stabilized so that they can continue to support your oral health.

Dental implants are securely attached into your jawbone, which gives you a durable, long-lasting hold. Unlike dentures, dental implants allow you to eat your favorite foods, including steak, which can be difficult to chew. With dental implants, your food choice is no longer an obstacle.

Dental implants have proven to be an innovative technology that is good for your smile and your oral health. To learn whether dental implants might be a good option for you, please reach out to our St. Paul Family Dentistry team by calling 651.488.5522. Schedule an evaluation with one of our skilled dentists, Drs. Joseph Opack, Peter Stanton or David Opack in St. Paul, Minnesota, and get your confident smile back!