Patients who are thinking about a dental implant from Jefferson City Dental Care in Jefferson City often ask how long they last. An implant is a significant investment, after all. Do they really last a lifetime, like people say? The answer is yes, but an explanation is in order.
A dental implant is not a replacement tooth, but a titanium post that is inserted into the jaw in order to support them. Titanium is well-suited for implants, and cases of rejection by the body are rare. A big factor in how long the implant lasts comes down to how well you take care of it.
Dental implants are life-changing! With regular checkups and proper care at home, a dental implant can last a lifetime. When you get your implant, we will provide specific instructions for daily care. For most patients, we recommend brushing and flossing twice a day.
Dental implants from Jefferson City Dental Care in Jefferson City are just one of our restorative dentistry options. People from Wardsville, Russellville, and Linn also come to our office for general and cosmetic dentistry. Contact us for an appointment today!
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