A dental implant is a tooth replacement that helps restore the appearance and function of your teeth. Dental implants are strong, lifelike, and can complete your smile when you having missing teeth.

The actual implant consists of a small screw that’s inserted into the jaw onto which a dental crown will be placed. These sturdy restorations are designed to last a lifetime.

But can dental implants actually help prevent gum disease? Here’s what you need to know about gum health after getting dental implants.

An article by Dr. Thomas Bucker. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: CAN DENTAL IMPLANTS HELP PREVENT GUM DISEASE?