Many people in the Brentwood and Nashville area who are missing a tooth would like to learn more about how dental implants can help restore their smile. While implant dentistry is a great solution in many cases, there are some factors that may disqualify you from being able to receive an implant.
Age: If you are a child or teenager, your bones (including your jawbone) are still growing, so placing a permanent post in your jawbone is not advisable until you are older.
Pregnancy: If you are currently pregnant, Dr. Dennis Wells and Dr. Daniel Weese will most likely recommend waiting to receive a dental implant until after the baby is born.
Smoking: The rate of success for a dental implant is considerably lower for smokers rather than non-smokers.
Disease: Chronic diseases like hemophilia, uncontrolled diabetes, and significant immune deficiencies could put you at risk if you undergo dental implant placement. You may still be a candidate if you have one of these conditions. Dr. Wells and Dr. Weese can assess your individual case and let you know.
The most effective way to learn whether or not you would be a good dental implant candidate is to contact Nashville Aesthetic Dentistry – Dennis J. Wells, DDS in Brentwood, Tennessee, and schedule a consultation with Dr. Wells and Dr. Weese. Our cosmetic dentists have the knowledge and experience to assess your oral health needs and help you find the best solution for restoring your beautiful smile.
Dr. Dennis J. Wells and Dr. Daniel K. Weese
Nashville Aesthetic Dentistry – Dennis J. Wells, DDS
105 Powell Ct Ste 101