Dental Implants

Dental Implants are a great choice when replacing one or more missing teeth. Implants are a great option for those who wish to have a natural looking and permanent replacement for missing teeth.

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When you find yourself with a space in your smile or a damaged or decayed tooth, a dental implant could be your best option. Dental implants can improve your smile with a natural-looking restoration that will last for years to come.

Your trusted dentist in Travelers Rest, SC, at Carolina Oaks Dental Care will carefully guide you through the entire dental implant process. We work with you to bring you the best in dental restorative care while keeping you relaxed and comfortable.

Why Should I Consider Dental Implants?

Your entire set of teeth work together closely to keep you healthy. One missing tooth can create a variety of serious issues, including:

  • Continuous and Worsening Jaw Pain
  • Increased Risk of Infections
  • Weakening of Neighboring Teeth
  • Drifting of Neighboring Teeth
  • Bone Loss in Your Jaw
  • Problems with Speech
  • Problems with Eating
  • Early Aging from Facial Sagging

If you have severely damaged or extremely decayed teeth or any missing teeth, you should consider having one or more dental implants.

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Am I A Candidate for Dental Implants?

Almost everyone is a good candidate for dental implants. However, there are a few key issues that will either make you unsuitable for dental implants or need to be addressed before you start the process. Dr Hamrick will evaluate you and make sure that you are a good candidate for dental implants.

What Is a Dental Implant?

A dental implant is a permanent replacement tooth. The implant serves as a replacement for the roots of the tooth and provides a stable foundation for any additional fixed or removable teeth. The dental implant is surgically inserted into the lower or upper jaw, which allows the replacement teeth to fit securely into the gums and imitate the appearance and feel of natural teeth. Ask Dr. Hamrick about how dental implants can provide a convenient solution to your dental issues.