For Trinity residents, when is the least expensive tooth replacement method really the most expensive?
The answer is, when it ends up costing far more in the long run.
Importance of Dental Implants in Trinity
Many dentistry patients who lose their teeth do not understand the importance of replacing them with dental implants in Trinity. They wrongly believe that one missing tooth is not a significant problem. In fact, some Tarpon Springs people who have an abscessed tooth extracted are so glad the pain is gone that they forget that the extraction is not the solution. When a tooth is lost, the risk of losing the adjacent teeth increases dramatically.
Dr. David Scharf, a Board Certified Periodontist and Dental Implant Surgeon and a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University College of Dentistry says:
“Many times consumers will choose to replace a missing tooth with a removable partial denture because it is the least expensive option. In the long run however, removable partial dentures may be more costly due the loss of adjacent teeth and the need for future replacements. Many people opt to replace teeth with dental implants because they do not compromise the survival of the adjacent teeth. With the price of gasoline and food soaring people try to cut back wherever they can. Unfortunately choosing the least expensive options for tooth replacement can have some very costly ramifications down the road.”
Schedule an Appointment
If you are missing teeth, you may still be able to save the adjacent teeth if receive dental implants in Trinity, but you’ll need to do it soon. An implant bonds with the jaw bone and helps maintain its stability. To schedule a dental implant consultation, call Prestige Dentistry in Palm Harbor at (727) 789-1980. In addition to cosmetic dentistry, we provide comprehensive general dentistry for families in the Palm Harbor, Florida area.
Contact Prestige Dentistry:
Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):
4140 Woodlands Pkwy Ste A
Palm Harbor, Florida