Why You Should See a Specialist
By William Ralstin, D.D.S.
July 25, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures

One of the most popular restorative procedures being performed in dentist office’s today is dental implant surgery. Implants are best dental implantshandled by a dental implant specialist who is well-versed in the placement of these devices. A specialist is available at the Fort Worth, TX office of Dr. William Ralstin and Dr. Lindsey Horwedel These two dentists are committed to giving patients healthy smiles for a lifetime.

What Are Dental Implants?
A dental implant is a permanent replacement for a missing tooth. It looks like a small metal screw with ridges on the sides. When inserted, the implant provides the same function as the root of a natural tooth. Unlike a denture, which only sits on the gums, an implant is integrated into the jawline and cannot be removed (except by another surgical procedure). Dental implants have helped millions of patients regain confidence in their smiles.

Why You Should See a Specialist in Fort Worth
Installing dental implants requires the experience and skill of a specialist. For one, only a specialist will know if there is enough bone density present to support the implant. Your Fort Worth dental implant specialist can also evaluate if a patient’s immune system is strong enough for this procedure—the stronger the immune system is, the faster and more successful the healing process will be. The implant must also be embedded where there is maximum healthy bone tissue to ensure that it will stay firmly anchored. 

The Long Term Benefits of Implants
There is a long list of long-term benefits that you can enjoy when you make the investment in getting dental implants placed by a specialist:

- No one except you and your dentist will know that you have a tooth implant.
- You can smile wide and eat your food without a second thought.
- Your speech and pronunciation of words improves thanks to your permanent tooth replacement.
- Implants help keep your bone tissue healthy and viable.

Schedule an Appointment to See a Specialist
A dental implant specialist at the practice of Dr. Ralstin and Dr. Horwedel in Fort Worth, TX can help restore your smile in about three appointments. Call the office today at (817) 926-8700 to schedule a consultation.

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