If one hears dental implants, people usually associate it with the older people. What most of the public does not know is that dental implants can actually make you look younger.
At the same time, another great benefit of wearing dental implants is that it can make your dental health age slower. By strengthening any remaining teeth through the support of the new implanted ones, the remaining natural teeth will last longer as compared to having no dental implants.
How Does a Dental Implant Do This?
The answer is quite simple. First, dental implants will prevent bone loss due to age. Bone loss leads to a quite a number of wrinkles since the bones supporting the skin loosens and the skin sags.
By lessening the need for the bones in the jaw area, you can prevent sagging skin. Second, dental implants ensure that your facial structure stays the same.
Braces and crowns can change how your mouth looks on the outside while dental implants will not have a big effect on your facial structure. Since dental implants are in a sense part of your body, unlike those orthodontic equipment that you can remove anytime, they make sure that you look the same.
Last, you can smile with a full row of teeth. Your smiles are better to look at. Smiling naturally makes someone look younger, and a beautiful row of complete teeth adds to the aesthetics.
Admittedly, while statistics put more than 66 percent of those who require dental implants as 55 years old and older, there are younger people who need dental implants and they may be concerned as to how old they will look. To sum it up, you will look actually a bit younger compared to you without any dental implants.
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