If your dentist has suggested a dental implant following an extraction, you may feel that the implant is unnecessary, especially if the extracted tooth is located near the back of your mouth. After all, why should replace a tooth that was rarely seen anyway?
Dental implants offer multiple benefits that can impact your remaining teeth. Here are a few of them:
After an extraction, your teeth are more vulnerable to dental migration.
Dental implants are permanent replacement teeth that are adhered to your jawline using special screws. This procedure results in a beautiful smile and teeth that you can use just like your natural teeth. Swelling and some level of pain can be expected with any dental procedure, from getting a cavity filled to getting dental implants. To reduce the swelling after having dental implants put in, there are a few things you can do to help make yourself more comfortable.