TORONTO, ON - Patients who are missing teeth might dread the idea of partials or dentures. However, with missing teeth patients begin to feel self-conscious about their appearance. With advancements in dentistry, Dr. Andrea Johnstone of Johnstone Periodontics offers the best solution: dental implants for Toronto residents. With the availability of dental implants in Toronto, patients can experience a restored smile without the need for dentures.
"Dental implants are an innovative, advanced solution for missing teeth. Many adults can expect to lose a tooth in their lifetime, and, unfortunately, many will experience significant tooth loss. If you would like a beautiful smile with the ability to chew with comfort and confidence, dental implants may be the right choice for your dental needs," said Dr. Andrea Johnstone, a periodontist in Toronto.
A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is surgically anchored into the jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge in place. However, with Teeth Express in Toronto, dental implants can also be used to anchor dentures in place. Implants do not rely on neighboring teeth for support and are permanent and durable. With the look and feel of natural teeth, dental implants are a great way to restore a smile as close as possible to a patient's natural teeth.
Additionally, implants can be used in conjunction with other restorative procedures for maximum effectiveness. A dental crown can gain support from an implant or implants can be used to support a dental bridge for the replacement of missing teeth. Advancements in procedures and technology allow more people than ever to become candidates for implantation.
The Benefits of restoring a patient's teeth in Toronto with dental implants Include:
* Restored chewing functions
* Durable and long-lasting
* Improved speech
* Prevent progressive bone loss and gum recession
* Look and feel like natural teeth
* Renewed self-confidence and improved self-esteem
Not everyone is a candidate for dental implants, although this is becoming less of an issue. To determine if dental implants are the right restoration solution, a consultation with Toronto periodontist, Dr. Andrea Johnstone, is needed. During the initial appointment, Dr. Johnstone will conduct a thorough examination of the patient's teeth and gums to decide whether implants are the ideal solution.
Based on the condition of the patient's oral tissues, oral hygiene and personal habits, Dr. Johnstone will advise each patient of an appropriate dental implant treatment plan that best fits his or her individual needs. Patients are encouraged to make an appointment with Dr. Andrew Johnstone of Johnstone Periodontics and find out if dental implants are a good solution for restoring his or her teeth.
About Johnstone Periodontics: Dr. Andrea Johnstone is a board certified periodontist in Toronto who provides comprehensive periodontal care to patients including implant surgical procedures. She has a special interest in soft tissue grafting for teeth and implants and regenerative surgery. Dr. Johnstone completed her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Guelph and received her doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Western Ontario. She then completed a residency program at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and received her Masters of Science (Periodontology) at the University of Toronto. Working alongside Dr. Johnstone is Dr. Jordan Bender who is also a board certified periodontist in Toronto, ON. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Toronto in 2001 with the highest overall achievement in the third and fourth years of his program. He completed a residency program at Mt. Sinai Hospital and received his specialty training and a Masters of Science in Periodontology from the University of Toronto.
Dr. Andrea Johnstone
21 St. Clair Ave. Suite 300
Toronto, ON M4T1L9
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