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How long will my dental implant last?

A Permanent Solution for Tooth Loss

Dental implants are a testament to our advanced dental knowledge, equipment, and technology. They restore your entire tooth, even the root, to the benefit of our oral health. Dental implants allow us to eat the food we want, speak with clarity, and look young and healthy.

While attractive, dental implants are not just a cosmetic choice; the sturdy titanium post anchors to your jaw bone and provides security and stability. 

Once the dental implant has bonded to your jawbone, it becomes a permanent fixture. There's no fear that it will slip or fall out, or will break easily. Additionally, patients can extend the life of their implant by brushing and flossing regularly and keeping their regular dental cleanings and exams. Since this is already part of good oral hygiene, it's an easy step to follow. 

With proper care and maintenance, many implants will last for decades—or even a lifetime! 

Can My Dental Implant Fail?

The success rate of dental implants is extremely high; still, they can sometimes fail due to a variety of reasons.

Patients may have trouble with their implants if they neglect their oral hygiene, avoid the dentist, or smoke tobacco products. Smoking impacts the healing process and can cause an implant to fail.

Get Dental Implants in Springfield, MO

Dental implants have been with us for decades, and every year they are finely tuned to blend in seamlessly with your smile and last a lifetime.

If you are interested in restoring missing teeth, please call White Smiles Family Dental to speak with dentists Dr. Shannon White and Dr. Preston White.

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