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Dental Implants in Eugene/Springfield

Dental implants are the best replacements for natural teeth. They are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath the gum line. This allows the dentists at McKenzie Dental in Springfield to restore the tooth with a porcelain implant crown to match your surrounding teeth. Dental implants have the least impact on the surrounding teeth versus the alternative options of a bridge or partial.

How Do Dental Implants Work?

Because implants fuse to your jawbone, they provide stable support for artificial teeth. Unlike dentures and bridges, implants won't slip or shift in your mouth; an especially important benefit when eating and speaking. This secure fit contributes to the replacement teeth feeling more natural than conventional bridges or partial dentures.

Partials are removable appliances that must be taken out at night. For some people, they are simply not comfortable or even possible, due to sore spots, poor ridges or gagging. Partials have clasps that anchor to other teeth in the mouth. Bridges use the opposing teeth on each side of an open space to anchor to and can be more challenging to clean around. Implants on the other hand, avoid affecting any other teeth in the mouth.

There are many advantages to dental implants, including:

McKenzie Dental is a proud provider of dental implants in Eugene and Springfield. Why not call us today or request an appointment to see if dental implants are right for you?