You’ve lost a tooth, and it is right in your “smile zone,” making it a huge priority to fix. There are likely several tooth replacement options available to you in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area, and each option brings its own benefits. However, there is only one tooth replacement option that many dentists consider the gold standard – dental implants. Dental implants offer specific benefits that no other option can offer because they actually replace the missing tooth’s root, while other options like a dental bridge or denture simply sit on your gums. Dr. Chris Brady and the team at Dental Health and Wellness would like to tell you more about zirconia dental implants.
You have likely heard of the more widely available titanium dental implants. If you are considering a dental implant, but do not know the difference between a titanium and zirconia implant, read on to learn more.
There is a misconception that the only dental implants you can get in Colorado Springs are those made from titanium. And while titanium is incredibly popular and the most widely used, zirconium is another option that offers amazing stability, functionality, and comparable long-lasting results. What follows are just a few of the benefits that come with zirconia dental implants:
When it comes to choosing between zirconia and titanium implants, it is all going to be your personal preference. Both are great options for dental implants. With zirconia not being as widely available, you may already have a titanium implant or know somebody who loves it. However, if you are concerned with some esthetic properties of titanium or are looking for a metal-free option that is every bit as strong and durable as a titanium implant, consider a zirconia implant.
Dr. Chris Brady opened his practice in Rockrimmon, Colorado in 1984, the same year he received his DDS degree from the Baylor College of Dentistry. He had graduated from Brigham Young University in 1980. As a practicing dentist, Dr. Brady continues to refine his diagnostic and treatment skills. He cares deeply for his patients and always seeks their opinion before beginning treatment.
He is a sought-after educator and speaker. For the last 20 years, he has taught thousands of dentists, and provides personal coaching to even practices abroad. He is a published author of many books and articles.