Why Replace Missing Teeth?

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants by our Elgin dentist, Dr. Lodding, are among one of the best choices available. Dental implants are the most natural way to replace missing teeth, by acting as a direct replacement for the root of your tooth. To many, dental implants have been a life-saver, offering a sturdy foundation for your jawbone, and a new set of teeth that appear just as the ones you were born with. There is no other tooth replacement option as ideal as dental implants.

Of course, having missing teeth can be frustrating and embarrassing. More than that, missing teeth can actually be a concern for your general health. Even with the use of other replacement options, such as dentures or bridges, health issues may still be a concern. Having missing teeth has been linked to the following health issues:

Heart disease



Bone Loss

Certain Cancers

Social Anxiety and Depression

Dental implants may not be for everyone. However, if you have one or more missing teeth and are considering your options for replacement, we recommend speaking with Dr. Lodding about your options, including dental implants. Elgin area office, Smile for Life Dental, can’t wait to hear from you!