Debunking Common Myths About Dental Implants

Although implants are one of the most common procedures in dentistry, there are still some myths surrounding this treatment that need to be debunked.

Key takeaways:

-You can’t get gum disease if you have an implant: False, gum disease can still appear in the area surrounding the implant.

-You won’t qualify for this treatment if you’ve had jawbone loss: False, in some cases, bone grafts can help support an implant.

-You can’t have an implant if you’ve had gum disease: False, you can still be a good candidate as long as you no longer have gum disease.

Talk to your dentist to get all the facts about this treatment before you decide to get it done to improve the appearance of your teeth.

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