Dental implants give you a long-term reason to smile.
With their realistic look and stable support, dental implants are now the preferred dental restoration. However, compared to other treatments, they are still relatively new. Dr. Susan Silvestri and Dr. Ronnie Deninger, dentists in Slidell, Louisiana, have answered a few of the questions they hear from their patients about the efficacy of dental implants.
The downfalls of dentures…
There was a time not long ago when removable dentures and partials were basically the only tooth replacement available. Dentures developed a reputation of being uncomfortable and artificial-looking, living up to their informal nickname: “false teeth.” Today, many people question the difference in cost between dental implants and dentures.
While it’s true that dentures and partials are usually cheaper, your Slidell dentists will tell you that over time, the cost of dentures may grow. They will need regular maintenance to make sure they