Dental health is an integral part of your overall physical health. While most people recognize that they need to brush and floss regularly and come to a dentist for regular cleanings, there could come a time when a tooth needs to be removed. That could be due to trauma, an infection, or other causes. If a tooth does need to be replaced, receiving dental implants could be a great option.
The main benefit of dental implants is that they can help ensure that you can enjoy the full functionality of your teeth. If you lose a tooth, it could affect your ability to eat certain foods and impact your speech and smile. When you have a dental implant put in as a replacement tooth, it will be solid and durable and ensure that it is as close to replacing the tooth you lost as you can get.
Another benefit of dental implants is that they are designed to match your teeth. Your teeth can have a significant impact on your smile and overall physical appearance. When you have dental implants, they can match the rest of your teeth, which can provide cosmetic benefits and improve your appearance.
If you are looking for a replacement tooth, you have a variety of options. One of the advantages of dental implants is that they are more accessible for people to manage. Dental implants are pretty durable, and you will not have food restrictions. Further, there is no extensive or inconvenient cleaning or maintenance that you need when caring for them.
If you are interested in finding out if dental implants are a suitable option for you and your situation, it would be a good idea to contact Drs. Mike Milligan and Marisa Milligan at the Eastland Dental Center. A conveniently located dental practice in the heart of Bloomington, IL.
Dr. Mike completed his doctor of dental medicine degree from Southern Illinois University in 1978. Dr. Marisa completed her doctor of dental medicine degree from Midwestern University in 2015. Both doctors have logged hundreds of hours of continuing education to stay on top of the latest technologies in dentistry as well as the most current research on the oral-systemic, mouth-body connection to benefit their patients. Dr. Mike and Dr. Marisa are active members and in excellent standing with the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, McLean County Dental Association, American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, and numerous other societies.
Both doctors are avid golfers and have won several national golf tournaments over the years. They are the only father-daughter team in the state to have won the Illinois State Amateur Golf Championship. Dr. Mike in 1974 and Dr. Marisa in 2005.