PRLog - Aug. 9, 2012 - GREAT NECK, N.Y. -- Cosmetic Dentistry is a field of dentistry designed to improve the aesthetics of someone’s smile for two reasons: a) to correct a defect in the mouth/jaw that can lead to discomfort; or b) to give the patient a more aesthetically pleasing smile. With an aging population there is a growing need for older adults to consider cosmetic dental procedures in order to keep their smile looking young. One of the major dental problems facing this population is tooth loss and decay. Tooth loss can lead to teeth shifting, which may lead to severe occlusal problems that may result in tooth decay and gum disease, the development of speech impediments, and self-consciousness. One of the growing trends in dentistry to treat tooth loss, and related health issues, with Dental Implants.
Dental Implants before & after
Dental Implants offer an effective and permanent treatment for any tooth/teeth that need to be replaced because they fill more than just the gap in your mouth. They offer an opportunity to enhance your self-confidence by improving your smile and decreasing the potential for complications that may result if a lost tooth is left untreated. As a result, many people are considering dental implants compared to other alternatives such as Dentures and dental crowns/bridges. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Dental Implant procedures are up 15-20% for replacing lost teeth compared to other standard treatments.
One of the top rated dentists in Long Island, New York is Stewart C. Brody DDS. Dr. Brody has been practicing dentistry since 1986 and is an experienced cosmetic dentist. If you are considering dental implants and would like to learn more about the process he would like to offer you a dental consultation at his office. To make your appointment with Dr. Brody please call (516) 482 -2215.
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