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A dental implant can restore a lost tooth in your smile. There are many reasons a person can lose a tooth such as a car accident, fall, tooth decay, and even gum disease can lead to tooth loss. Luckily, there are many ways you can restore your lost tooth. One of the most effective ways to restore a lost tooth is through the use of dental implants.

Our dentist, Dr. Drew Hines, is happy to offer you dental implants for your needs. Most dental implants are used to restore a lost tooth. However, thanks to modern dentistry, dental implants now have many other uses. To help you understand more about dental implants our team at Drew Hines, DMD in Charlotte, North Carolina, has provided some information for you.

To put it frankly, dental implants offer an enduring solution to your missing tooth woes. In fact, dental implants once placed into your jawbone becomes fused to your bone, granting a strong support system like a root for your new tooth. It starts by having the implant surgically placed inside your jawbone. Over time, the implant becomes strong and is completed with a dental crown on top that looks natural and acts as a natural tooth.

As with any surgical procedure, there is a healing period where you will need to eat softer foods and allow your smile to heal correctly. The good news is our professional team is always ready to help you through every step of the process, so you know you are in excellent care and will have a beautifully restored smile.

If you have any questions about dental implants, or if you would like more information, our team of experts are happy to help you. Simply call 704-366-3526 to set up a consultation. Our team is happy to review your situation and see if a dental implant could be right for you.