I remember when my mother received dental implants. She suffered much of her life with dental health issues and when it was discovered her jawbone was deteriorating, surgery was the only option. My family’s finances took a huge hit, but it was worth it in the long run – her quality of life greatly improved.
Making dental decisions can be a stressful process. Implants are expensive “tooth replacements” that could be the solution to your problems, but are they worth the price?
Consider how much time and money you spend on diseased, damage, or missing teeth, and how much pain you’re in. If you’re uncomfortable smiling and afraid you look older, those self confidence issues can manifest in all areas of life. Also consider the health implications of the food you eat – if you avoid certain healthy foods because they are too difficult to eat, that could be a problem.
Implants could eventually pay for themselves in peace of mind and pain relief. Consider alternative options too – could crowns or bridges give you the comfort you desire?
Ultimately it’s up to you to decide what option will give you the quality of life you’re looking for.
Read the full article here: Oxnard Cosmetic Dentist, Implants Expert Offers 5 Tips for Deciding Whether Dental Implants are Worth the Cost
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