Accessible Version
Gladnick Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
A Great Dentist
Patients smiling at dentist office near me Rockville, MD

Why Dental Implants Are Considered the Gold Standard

September 25, 2020
|
Posted By: Gladnick Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
Implant screw and dental crown in Rockville, MD

Missing teeth pose several challenges, including the ability to enjoy meals and to speak and laugh with confidence. Tooth loss also impacts your oral health.

At Gladnick Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer various tooth replacement options, but dental implants are considered the gold standard—for several reasons.

Dental Implants: The Gold Standard

Dental implants in Rockville, MD are the only tooth replacement option that restores your tooth and its valuable root. Root replacement may stimulate your jawbone to remain viable—as jawbones tend to shrink away without the stimulation of a tooth root.

Implant dentistry also prevents tooth migration—this means shifting teeth when spaces open up through tooth loss. This can throw off your bite and promote tooth wear and future decay.

Unlike other tooth replacement solutions, dental implants do not require added steps for care. You brush your teeth, floss, visit your dentist for exams and teeth cleanings—it is that simple. No adhesives. No relines. 

Dental implant posts are sturdy as well—two to six dental implants can support an entire prosthetic of restoring teeth on a low-profile denture. This means if you have full tooth loss that you do not need an implant for every missing tooth.

No other tooth replacement choice is as similar to a natural tooth.

These benefits make dental implants a permanent solution and a sound investment in the future of your oral health.

The Dental Implant Process

A dental implant is a small but strong tooth replacement root that your dentist implants in your jaw. This new root integrates with the bone over several months, creating a durable underpinning for your replacement tooth.

You’ll be able to enjoy meals, speak clearly, and feel good that you have made an excellent choice for the future of your oral health.

Contact Your Dentist in Rockville to Get Started

It all begins with a consultation in our dental office. Reach out today to schedule your dental implant chat and exam.

We restore smiles in all locations, including Rockville, Gaithersburg, Bethesda, and Washington, DC.

Related Blog Posts
March 9, 2022
How Much Are Dental Implants in Rockville, MD?
Husband and wife wearing dental implants in Rockville MD

Dental implants are an excellent solution for patients missing one or more teeth. Not only do implants replace missing teeth, but they also protect your oral health by restoring both your lost root and a missing tooth. There are no other tooth replacement options that provide this benefit.

While dental implants are an investment in your smile and dental health, the benefits often outweigh the cost for many patients for these reasons:

  • Tooth implants offer excellent longevity with the potential to last for a lifetime
  • Dental implants look, function, and feel like a natural tooth
  • Implants can replace one tooth or multiple missing teeth by supporting a dental ...
September 28, 2021
Everything You Should Know About Dental Implants
Couple with dental implants smiling in Rockville, MD

Missing teeth can cause a host of problems in your daily life!

Eating and chewing become a challenge, which can impact your nutrition. What about smiling or talking with new people? If you don't feel confident about your smile, you may find yourself hiding it, resulting in other people seeing you as hard to approach.

While you're dealing with these day-to-day problems, you may not even realize that there are also many other issues going on in your mouth behind the scenes. For example, missing teeth mean that you also have a missing root. Root loss eventually results in bone loss because your jawbone begins to deteriorate ...

February 9, 2020
How to Keep Your Dental Implants Healthy
Couple smiling at College Gardens Park in Rockville, MD

Once you receive a new dental implant in Rockville, MD, that implant has the potential to last a lifetime. 

With the proper care and maintenance, your dental implant will stick with you and protect your smile for decades to come. But what exactly does that care and maintenance look like? 

Cleaning and Protecting Your Dental Implant

Luckily, keeping your dental implants healthy is pretty straightforward. Although your dental implant itself won't get a cavity, the surrounding teeth can, and you can also develop gum disease that threatens its stability. For this reason, you need to keep your teeth and the spaces between your teeth clean to protect ...

If you have difficulty using our website, please email us or call us at (301) 963-0800
View the ADA Accessibility Statement
Our office will be closed from February 6th-13th while we move to our new address. We are excited to welcome you to our new office at 14995 Shady Grove Road Suite 450, Rockville, MD 20850 on February 14th, 2023.