Why Should I Replace mIssing or damaged teeth with dental implants?

Replace missing teeth with dental implants

You lost a tooth. It is not a big deal. Where there once was a tooth, there is now a chasm of nothingness. Brush it off, and go along living your life, right?


If you have missing or damaged teeth, it is important to replace them with dental implants. The Dental Implant Experts can provide top of the line Dental Implants or a Hybrid4 Fixed Bridge, but first we will break down why you should replace missing or damaged teeth.

Having a missing tooth is dangerous for your oral health

We will get to the aesthetics of a missing tooth in a bit. First, it is important to address the health concerns having a missing or damaged tooth brings about.

Missing teeth can damaged the structure of your teeth

Your teeth all work in unison to make keep a healthy structure to your mouth. Like the foundation of a home, one single crack can put the whole thing put of whack. Teeth lean on each other in a collaborative effort to keep a healthy structure, but a missing or weak and damaged tooth can cause the whole paradigm to shift. This can cause the entire structure to shift.

A damaged tooth can result in a poorly aligned bite

Missing teeth can cause more dental issues in San Diego.

As mentioned above, missing teeth can cause the whole structure of your bite to shift. This shift can then result in a misaligned bite. A misaligned bite puts the rest of your teeth at risk of fracturing because the pressure is not adequately distributed. It also can lead to pain, difficulty chewing and headaches.

A missing tooth can cause damage to your jawbone if it isn't replaced

A little known fact is that the jawbone is strengthened by the roots of the teeth it holds, in an interesting symbiotic relationship. If you lose a tooth, that section of the jawbone may deteriorate over time because of the missing tooth. This deterioration over time can actually lead to a collapsing effect on that side of your face. Trust us, you don't want that!

Smiling has health benefits you may miss if you are missing teeth

Like it our not, if you are missing teeth or have damaged teeth you may be reluctant to shine your pearly whites with a big smile. Smiling is an essential part of being healthy and happy, and you may miss out if you have damaged or missing teeth. Here are some of the benefits of smiling.

Benefits of smiling in San Diego

Smiling will make you happier and in a better mood

The simple act of smiling can actually lift your mood! Smiling releases endorphins and serotonin into your brain, bringing an elevated mood even if you are not truly happy and the smile is fake.

Smiling makes you more attractive to strangers and friends

Like it or not, first impressions are often based on the aesthetics of a person. Even if you are the kindest person on the planet, if you are walking around and not smiling people may be hesitant to engage you in conversation. Smiling is a way to portray warmth, friendliness and attractiveness with a simple upturn of your lips.

Smiling helps fight diseases and strengthens your immune system

Stress has been shown to have hazardous effects on the health of human beings. The constant feelings of stress can weaken your immune system and make you more susceptible to disease. That is where smiling comes in. Smiling has been shown in studies to reduce the level of cortisol in your body, which helps you relax and find comfort. This helps alleviate stress and strengthens the immune system.

Smiling helps you live s longer and healthier life

A recent study suggested that people who smile regularly live on average seven additional years. That makes it simple- smiling helps you live a longer and healthier life! 

Replace your missing teeth & damaged teeth with dental implants

Add it all together and the result is simple. If you have missing or damaged teeth, you should contact the Dental Implant Experts in San Diego to get a permanent solution. Not only will it make you look more physically attractive, but it also carries a bunch of health benefits!