Benefits of Dental Implants

Benefits of Dental Implants

 

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Dr. Norkiewicz of Rockville Dental Arts in Rockville, MD want our patients to understand the remarkable benefits of dental implants. As your top implant dentist in Rockville, MD, we want you to see that implant dentistry offers some solutions that nothing else in the world of restorative dentistry can match.

Whether you are missing a tooth or have a bad tooth that needs to be removed a dental implant is always the first and best choice for our patients to replace their teeth.  It also doesn’t matter if the tooth is in the front of the mouth or in the back.  All teeth can be easily replaced with implants.  And no need to worry if you lose your front tooth due to trauma, gum disease or decay, Dr. Norkiewicz dentist in rockville md will make a beautiful temporary tooth while the tooth implant is in the healing phase.  Our patients never leave the office without an acceptable temporary.

 

Dental Implant Benefits

 

An implant dentist does not just fill in the gaps between teeth once an adult tooth is gone, they actually restore the entire tooth using the multi-part dental implant. This is more important than most understand, so we encourage you to read on and learn for yourself about the benefits of dental implants.

When you lose an adult tooth, it means that you lose the portion above the gum tissue, known as the crown, but also the part concealed in the gum, known as the roots. These prong-like features of the tooth hold it in place within the jaw. There are nerves and blood vessels involved in this area too, and when a tooth is lost, the entire system responds.

 

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Though we see only the missing tooth area above the gumline, there is a great deal going on below the surface. The loss of the roots sends a message to the surrounding tissue, and the gum and jawbone begin to shrink, atrophy and recede. This is actual bone loss, and if you are missing many teeth, you will see great changes in the appearance your jaw and face over time.  Most denture wearers experience loosening of their dentures over time due to the boney changes underneath.

Of course, this makes one of the benefits of dental implants the simple fact that you don’t suffer the bone or tissue loss. The artificial roots of the implant trick the body and prevent that shrinking from occurring. The tooth implant also gets to work above the surface of the gum, holding your remaining teeth in their natural places.

After all, when the roots go, and the crown is lost, it leaves space, and your teeth are always going to move a bit into that space. Even a tiny amount of change can cause problems with your teeth, including uneven wear and tear, grinding, decay and a misaligned bite. The change in your bite might cause TMJ, headaches and more. So, the dental implant benefits go far beyond filling in an unwanted gap in your smile, and are equal parts cosmetic and restorative.  But most of all they restore your self esteem by not having missing teeth or loose dentures.

 

Contact Us for Dental Implants

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If you have additional questions about missing teeth and the benefits of dental implants, or about any of the other treatments mentioned here, give us a call at our Rockville, MD office at (301) 424-2030. You can also use our online contact form and one of our staff will get back to you promptly.

 

 

 

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M. Cooper
M. Cooper
November 14, 2023.
Great staff. Professional experienced doctors. Beautiful office in a convenient location.
Bianca S
Bianca S
November 10, 2023.
When I first moved to the area some six plus years ago I stumbled on this gem. All the staff are very accommodating and polite and they truly care about their patients. From the dentist to the dental hygienist they always try their best to help you and education you on dental care. Really could not ask for a better place! If you are in need of dentist this is the place to go.
Adam Murphy
Adam Murphy
November 6, 2023.
Hands down the best dentist and dental office that I've visited. The warm and genuine hospitality that April and the entire front desk staff exhibits is unparalleled. Beyond that, once you are seated in the new and sparkling clean dental chair, you immediately know that you are in good hands. Dr. Norkiewicz and his team have provided me with world class dental care for nearly a decade. From routine cleanings to dental implants, they do it all. Go to Rockville Dental Arts if you want something to smile about. You'll be glad that you did.
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Yanex Salazar
October 30, 2023.
Hi it was my first time to go to this place, but I’m pretty sure they have a good customer service, and doctor Taruna Purihella very nice 😊 I do recommend this place 👍
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Antonio Q
October 3, 2023.
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Brenda Ayala
September 29, 2023.
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Jennifer Posada
September 28, 2023.
amazing experience! I had developed severe anxiety around going to the dentist after a bad experience. I found this place after seeing so many great reviews and can definitely see why that is. They made me feel so at ease and informed. I really appreciated their solution-oriented approach. Highly recommend.
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Tony Malveaux (Mal)
September 21, 2023.
I had such a wonderful experience as a new patient at this location. My hygienist (Jackie), was nothing less than phenomenal with my oral care and maintenance. She was very thorough in explaining my care plan, she was extremely personable and genuine which is very important to me. The physicians and staff were all extremely inviting, and impressed upon me that my dental care was their number one priority. I would definitely recommend this location and their team to all!

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