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How Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile

How Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile

3 Ways Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile and Improve Your Life

If you’re missing one or more teeth, you may live your life in the shadows. You may refrain from laughing or even smiling in public. You may opt to let a coworker give a presentation because you’re too afraid of what others might think. You may avoid your favorite foods and choose only to eat in the privacy of your own home. This is probably true even if you have dentures, as dentures are only slightly better than no teeth. If you can relate to any of these statements, it may be time to talk to your Green Bay dentist about getting dental implants. Below are three reasons you should do so.

1. Dental Implants Look and Feel Natural

A dental implant is characterized by a small titanium screw that acts as a makeshift tooth root. Once screwed into the gum line, it fuses to the jawbone via a process called osseointegration. Once the fusion process is complete, your Green Bay family dentist will place an abutment, which is a small metal piece that will connect the titanium rod and the restoration. Once the restoration is placed, your implant will look and function just like a natural tooth. This means you can eat whatever you want, laugh and talk without fear of your dentures slipping, and in general, live your life in comfort.

2. Dental Implants Can Preserve Surrounding Teeth

One of the main reasons our dental team encourages patients to get dental implants in Green Bay is because of their ability to preserve the health of surrounding teeth. When one or more teeth go missing, the jawbone begins to deteriorate due to lack of stimulation. As the jawbone deteriorates, more teeth become loose and eventually fall out. Dental implants can provide the much-needed simulation and strengthen the jawbone to prevent further loss.

3. Dental Implants Can Boost Your Confidence

When you feel confident and comfortable in the way your smile looks and feels, you will enjoy an overall boost in self-esteem. You will exude this increased confidence in every aspect of your life, thereby increasing your overall attractiveness.

If implants sound right for you, contact your Green Bay dentist at Oral Health Associates today. You can call us or contact us online.

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COVID-19 Notice

Dear Patients:

We at Oral Health Associates hope this notice finds you and your family in good health. Over the last few months Green Bay has been through a lot, and we all are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. One thing that has not changed during this time is our commitment to the safety of you and our staff.

You may have noticed infection control has always been a top priority at our practice. Our established processes ensure you receive care that is both safe and comfortable. The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first contagious illness to have circulated our country, nor will it be the last. Over the lifetime of our practice we have successfully prevented the transmission of many infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Swine flu, H1N1, MERS, SARS in addition to our annual “flu season.” Furthermore, hepatitis in its many forms, HPV, herpes, etc. are all part of our everyday lives as your dental care team.

In addition to our standard and universal precautions we want to tell you of additional infection control procedures we have implemented. We follow the daily updates and recommendations of the American Dental Association, the CDC, and OSHA. You may notice the following changes at your next appointment:

  • ⦿ Our office will do a brief but thorough screening process prior to arriving at our office and when you arrive including taking your temperature.
  • ⦿ We have hand sanitizer present throughout our office including at the reception area when you enter and exit and ask that you please use it.
  • ⦿ We have removed difficult to clean items from our waiting rooms like magazines, children’s toys, etc.
  • ⦿ Social distancing will be considered as we allow increased space in our waiting room and the option to wait in your vehicle prior to your appointment.
  • ⦿ We request you please bring a mask for yourself to wear in our waiting room.
  • ⦿ Our staff will be wearing personal protective equipment at the highest available level which may include wearing masks and face shields for the entirety of your visit.
  • ⦿ We have installed multiple Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization Systems in our office which has proven very effective at safely filtering air within our office and killing many pathogens including SARS and other versions of coronaviruses.

We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you have regarding the steps we take to ensure the safety of everyone in our office. Thank you for being our patient and we look forward to welcoming back our patients, neighbors, and friends.

Sincerely,

Oral Health Associates

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