We’ve all heard the myths about George Washington’s wooden teeth, and while our first President never actually used wooden dentures, he did suffer from dental problems that led him to use dentures composed of ivory, gold, lead, and other unlikely materials.
Fortunately, dental techniques have evolved significantly since the 18th century, and today dental implants offer an infinitely better solution to tooth loss than anything George Washington used! Dental implants offer a wide range of benefits, including the following three.
Osseodensification Can Be Used to Strengthen Bone
In order to receive dental implants, a space needs to be created within your jawbone to place the implant itself. Osseodensification is a new and innovative procedure that condenses your jawbone to make room for each implant. This process pushes bone outward from where the new implant needs to be placed. Not only does osseodensification make room for implants, it also strengthens the bone at the location of each implant to make your mouth healthier and ensure implant longevity. [Read more…]