Dental Implants in South Florida | Important Facts About Dental Implants

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Dental Implants are essentially artificial replacement roots for your tooth. They are used to replace missing or severely damaged teeth. They are surgically implanted directly into your jaw and are made to match your natural teeth. Here are some other important facts about dental implants in South Florida.

Fun Facts About Dental Implants

  • Ancient dental implants have been traced back to around 600 AD when tooth-like pieces of shell were hammered into the jaw of a Mayan woman.
  • Only dental implants provide the feel, function, and appearance of natural teeth.
  • Teeth restored with dental implants can't get cavities! Replacement teeth don’t decay like natural teeth.
  • Dental implants are the only dental restoration option that preserves and stimulates natural bone. This actually helps to stimulate bone growth and prevent bone loss.
  • In 1951, a small group of dentists who were successfully placing dental implants came together to form the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
  • The Academy is the first professional organization in the world dedicated to the advancement of implant dentistry.
  • 69% of Americans age 35 to 44 have at least one missing tooth, and one in four over the age of 74 have lost all of their natural teeth.
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Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth. At TLC Dental, we now offer several different types of implants that are designed to give you the best smile possible. Contact us today to learn more or to make a reservation.

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