Who doesn't want to look younger? Or better? Some people, surprisingly, may shy away from changing their appearance for the better. In a world obsessed with looks, sometimes it is thought to be superficial to even consider cosmetics and beautification programs. You may feel the same way about improving your teeth. Dental implants however, are more than a cosmetic make-over.
Dental implants, once in place, help you regain confidence and will make you look many years younger. There's nothing superficial about it. There are other benefits as well, such as restored chewing functions, no gooey adhesives, the alleviation of painful gums and improved speech pattern.
There are many ways in which we age; shrugging off poor teeth as a natural occurrence of aging can undermine more than your looks. In addition, consider this: More than 36 million people in the United States have received dental implants and wear dentures. Dental implants have a success rate of over 90 percent and can take 20 years off of your appearance, giving you back a natural glow.
If you’ve lost your teeth due to aging, an accident or some other dental problem and don't think there is no solution available to you. Dental implants, which are artificial teeth that are placed into the jaw with the help of an artificial tooth root - can make you look good once again, completing your smile. They work better than dental bridges, because they do not need the neighboring teeth for support.
The fact is, your dentist can work within your budget and the procedure is very simple. A healthy smile conveys confidence and optimism, and is the focal point of many conversations. How people respond to you forms the basis of personal relationships and business partnerships. You owe it to yourself to initially show people the best side of you, your smile.
So make it a promise to yourself to improve your appearance. Don't shy away from something that can only help you gain back some of the pleasures of living, but also makes you look good while you're doing it.
If you are interested in finding out more about dental implants or any of our other dental treatments, contact Kent Wildern Family Dentistry through our website or call our Grand Rapids dentists directly at (616) 364-8716. The standard set by Dr. Kent Wildern, DDS is to be the very best at providing our patients “optimal care”, while making them “Feel Right at Home”.