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9 Signs You Need a Dental Implant

Signs You Need a Dental Implant

Dental implants are a popular choice for people who are missing one or more teeth. They are a permanent solution that looks and feels like your natural teeth. If you are considering dental implants, it is important to be aware of the signs that you may need them. In this blog post, we will discuss 9 signs that you may need dental implants. Keep reading to learn more!

Your Dentures Are Loose

If your dentures are loose, this is a sign that you may need a dental implant. Dentures that are loose can be very uncomfortable and they can also cause problems with eating and speaking. Dental implants can be used to secure dentures in place.

You Have an Infected Tooth

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If you have an infected tooth, this is a sign that you may need a dental implant. An infected tooth can cause severe pain and discomfort. It is important to seek treatment for an infected tooth as soon as possible. In some cases, your dentist may recommend extracting the affected tooth and replacing it with a dental implant.

Your Face Has a Sunken-In Appearance

If your face has a sunken-in appearance due to bone loss, this is a sign that you may need a dental implant. This is because missing teeth can cause the jawbone to deteriorate and the face to look older than usual. Dental implants preserve the bone mass, as well as your natural facial shape.

You Have a Broken Tooth

If you have a broken tooth, this is another sign that you may need a dental implant. A broken tooth can be very painful and it can also affect your appearance. In some cases, your dentist may recommend extracting the affected tooth and replacing it with a dental implant.

You Have One or More Missing Teeth

If you have one or more missing teeth, this is a sign that you may need a dental implant. Missing teeth can cause problems with chewing and speaking. They can also affect your appearance. Dental implants can fix all these problems and prevent future complications due to missing teeth.

You Struggle to Chew Food

If you struggle to chew food due to missing teeth or loose dentures, this is a sign that you may need a dental implant. Missing teeth and loose dentures can make it difficult to chew food properly. Dental implants are fixed in place and can restore your chewing ability. 

Your Dental Bridge Is Loose

If your dental bridge is loose, this is yet another sign that you may need a dental implant. A loose dental bridge can be very painful and it can also cause problems with chewing and speaking. Dental implants can be used to secure a bridge in place.

You Feel Insecure About Your Smile

If you feel insecure about your smile due to decayed, damaged, or missing teeth, this is a sign that you may need dental implants. Missing teeth can cause people to feel self-conscious about their smiles, while dental implants can restore your smile.

You Don’t Want to Deal With Dentures

If you don’t want to deal with dentures, this is a sign that you may need a dental implant. Dentures can be very uncomfortable and they can also cause problems with eating and speaking. They also need to be replaced every few years when they no longer fit. Dental implants, on the other hand, are permanent.

These are just a few of the signs that you may need a dental implant. If you are experiencing any of these problems, it is important to see a dentist as soon as possible. Dental implants can provide you with a permanent solution to your problem. They can also help you to avoid further dental problems in the future. Contact us today to schedule a consultation! We would be happy to help you achieve the smile of your dreams.

Dental Staff of Fedorciw, Massoumi & Kolbig

Dr. Roman Fedorciw has been in private practice in Cromwell since 1991. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Dental Association. He is also a member of the Connecticut Dental Association and Middlesex County Dental Association. Dr. Fedorciw has been acknowledged by his peers as one of the “Top Dentists” in Hartford County by Hartford Magazine and in the state of Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine.

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