Goodbye, Dentures: Improved Dental Implants Gaining Favor


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“A dental implant is an artificial tooth made of metal with a porcelain coating designed to make it look real. Its most important component is its root, a titanium screw anchor that is surgically implanted into the jawbone, usually by an oral surgeon or periodontal surgeon. Patients usually need just local anesthesia.”

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As stated in the article, Many Americans lose their teeth, mainly because of cavities and periodontal disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, by age 17, 7 percent of people in the United States have lost at least one permanent tooth because of decay.


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