Michelle Monaghan Broke Your Tooth (And How We Can Fix It)
In 2015, Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan were in a movie called Sleepless where they played a corrupt cop and an honest cop respectively. The production called for a brawl between the two, which unfortunately led to an accident. During the fight, Monaghan unintentionally punched Foxx hard, knocking out one of his teeth. The accident threatened to halt production, but with the help of a talented dentist, Foxx’s tooth was fixed with dental implantation and returned to set later that day, Monaghan stated on the show Talking with Chris Hardwick.
Unfortunately, accidents happen and there is not much you can do to avoid them. Whether a hockey puck slams into your jaw, a dental disease corrupts your teeth’s health, or a right hook from your co-star dislodges a tooth, your teeth are vulnerable to many dangers. Luckily, at CITIDental Brookline, we are prepared to fix any harm that comes to those pearly whites of yours with a simple procedure known as dental implantation.
Are Dental Implants Common?
Think about how many times you have seen an athlete take a blow to the jaw or a classmate get injured on the playground and need to go to the dentist. Odds are you have witnessed an injury that resulted in implantation. In fact, Dental Economics featured a study from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons which discovered that 69% of adults in the 35 to 44 age bracket have lost at least one permanent tooth to accidents, gum disease, a failed root canal, or tooth decay. The same study also cited that U.S. dentists perform implantation procedures on average once a month and they are successful up to 95% of the time. Additionally, implants have been known to last well over ten years.
“What Is Dental Implantation?”
Implants are prosthetics created by dentists to replace damaged or lost teeth. They are a viable alternative to a dental bridge or removable partial dentures. The dentist will join a surgical component made of titanium to the jaw or skull, and then attach a dental prosthetic. The prosthetic is carefully designed for your mouth, so it matches your current, existing dental structure.
Why Should You Get a Dental Implant?
There are many reasons why you should consider dental implantation if your teeth become damaged. Implants do not require as much maintenance as other procedures and have less likelihood of damaging surrounding teeth. Through implantation, your smile will improve as well as your bite and chewing habits.
Dental implants are not uncommon and will become more prominent in the future. As far as any other dental procedure in replacing teeth, implantation requires little maintenance and can last for over a decade. The success rate will only continue to rise as dentists implement the practice of implantation more and more.
To learn more about dental implantation, contact the CITIDental Brookline office today. Good dental health connects to good overall health, and our staff can help you achieve and maintain both.