ADA Accessibility Information



Higher Ground Dentistry
Dr. Sikka - Your Dentist in Upland

Request An Appointment

Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth with Implants

Posted on 1/15/2024 by Weo Admin
3D rendered cross-section view of a dental implant placed in the jaw between two healthy teeth.Many people face tooth loss due to decay, injury, or other dental issues. You might want to restore your smile and oral health if you are missing teeth. Dental implants are an effective and long-lasting option that provides several benefits.

The Advantages of Dental Implants

Unlike traditional dentures or bridges, implants provide a permanent solution that closely mimics the natural tooth structure. Their benefits include:

Natural Look and Feel

Dental implants closely resemble natural teeth in appearance and feel. Since implants are firmly attached to your jawbone, they offer a comfortable and secure fit. This not only improves your appearance but also restores the functionality of your teeth.

Preservation of Jawbone Health

When a tooth is lost, the underlying jawbone can deteriorate over time. Dental implants act as artificial tooth roots, stimulating the jawbone and preventing bone loss. This preservation of jawbone health is crucial for maintaining the overall structure of your face and preventing facial sagging.

Efficient Chewing and Speaking

Dental implants allow for efficient chewing and speaking, restoring your ability to enjoy diverse foods and communicate without hesitation. Unlike removable dentures, implants provide a stable foundation that does not shift or move, giving you the confidence to eat and speak naturally.

Longevity and Durability

Dental implants can last a lifetime with proper care, making them a cost-effective and sustainable solution for missing teeth. This means no frequent replacements or adjustments.

Maintaining an Even Bite

Having all teeth in both the upper and lower arch is crucial to keeping a balanced bite. Gaps between teeth can disrupt arch alignment by causing movement. This misalignment can lead to various issues for the teeth and jaw. Replacing missing teeth closes the gap, preventing teeth from shifting and maintaining the original bite.

Choosing dental implants is an investment in your oral health. Consult with our dental professional to find out if dental implants are right for you.

Open Saturdays and Sundays!

Copyright © 2022-2024 Higher Ground Dentistry - Vikas Sikka, DMD and WEO Media (Touchpoint Communications LLC). All rights reserved.  Sitemap
About Our Upland Dental Practice | Expert Dentistry and Personalized Care | Higher Ground Dentistry
Learn about our Upland dental practice. Discover our commitment to expert dentistry and personalized care to meet your unique oral health needs.
Higher Ground Dentistry - Vikas Sikka, DMD, 121 West Foothill Boulevard, Suite E, Upland, CA 91786 | 909-377-0758 | | 6/16/2024 | Key Phrases: dentist upland |