Smmmile’s Top 5 Reasons to Opt for a Dental Implant


In the quest for a confident smile and optimal oral health, dental implants stand as a beacon of hope, offering a permanent solution to tooth loss and its accompanying challenges. Whether you’re missing a single tooth or dealing with extensive dental issues, dental implants emerge as a transformative option, revolutionising the landscape of modern dentistry.

While traditional dental prosthetics like bridges and dentures have long been the go-to solutions, dental implants offer a game-changing alternative that mimics the look, feel, and function of natural teeth with unparalleled precision. From restoring your ability to chew and speak with ease to preserving the integrity of your jawbone, the benefits of opting for a dental implant are abundant and far-reaching.

In this blog post, we’ll delve into the top five reasons why choosing a dental implant could be the best decision you make for your oral health and overall well-being. Whether you’re weighing your options or seeking reassurance in your dental journey, let’s explore why dental implants shine as a driving force in the realm of modern dentistry:


  1. Maintain Facial Appearance:

When you lose teeth, your face starts to look sunken in. But dental implants can preserve facial structure and keep you looking more youthful.


  1. Keep Teeth in Place:

A missing tooth leaves open space which can result in your remaining teeth beginning to shift and fill this space. Over time, this may alter the appearance of your smile. Dental implants replace the missing tooth and therefore fill the space, preventing movement of the other teeth.


  1. Preserve the Jawbone:

Without a tooth root in the jaw, the jawbone decays and diminishes. But a dental implant takes the place of the root to keep the bone healthy.


  1. Superior to Dentures:

Dentures tend to be uncomfortable, slip during the day, make eating a challenge, and affect speech. Plus, they often require repair and replacement, so though dental implant costs are initially higher, dentures eventually need more costly care. Additionally, to maintain a healthy mouth and prevent infections such as denture stomatitis, (an infection caused by a yeast or fungus called candida.) dentures must be removed before you go to sleep. A dental implant is a fixed solution to replace a missing tooth.


  1. Better than Bridges:

Bridges can stress surrounding teeth and endanger your jawbone’s health because they are supported by nearby teeth, instead of being secured by a tooth root. Both can cause pricey dental problems, making the higher cost of dental implants more economical in the end.


Dental implants offer more than just aesthetic enhancement; they provide a permanent, functional, and natural-looking replacement for missing teeth. Did you know you can save 20% with our exclusive dental implant offer at Smmmile, all you need to do is mention the code “IMPLANT20” when you call one of our stores to book your consultation.

By Dr Wasif Jamil, Smmmile Leeds Implantologist