More than 35 million Americans are missing teeth. Not just some teeth, but all their teeth in one or both jaws, according to prosthodontists. One in four of us over 74 years of age have lost all our natural teeth, and 69% of people between 35 and 44 years old have lost at least one tooth. With these statistics, it?s not surprising that there have been a lot of advancements in dental implants. From a single tooth implant to more extensive work, a whole three million people in America have had dental implant surgery. Key to a successful single tooth implant or any dental implant is knowing what to do before and after the procedure.
- Oral hygiene before the implant is essential. A single tooth implant