Do you have gaps or spaces in your smile? Do you wear uncomfortable dentures? If you wish to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile, ask Dr. Gerald Hansen about dental implants in Reno, Nevada. Dental implants act as replacement tooth roots and teeth. Our office uses mini implants, which are smaller and less expensive than conventional implants. Mini implants are screwed into the upper or lower jaw. The top of the implant is ball-shaped. The restoration snaps over the ball of the implant, where it is held securely in place. Mini implants can hold dentures or partial dentures. If dentures are being placed or stabilized, four mini implants are generally used. This process is less invasive than the placement of conventional dentures.
There are many advantages to dental implants. They improve your appearance because they look like your natural teeth. Dental implants give you back a smile that will boost your confidence. Dental implants allow you to eat and speak with confidence, unlike poorly fitting dentures. Implants and implant-supported dentures are more comfortable and convenient than removable dentures. Implants become fused with your jawbone, so they become a permanent, stable part of your smile. They are very durable, lasting many years, or even a lifetime.
To learn more and to schedule an appointment with our dentist, contact Hansen Cosmetic Family Dentistry today.