I’m a stuntman by trade. In the past, I’ve never had any problems. But, in the last two years, I’ve lost four teeth. I’m not sure what’s going on. I’ve suddenly gotten clumsy. I’ve lost enough teeth now where I’m starting to get self-conscious, especially because the last one is a very visible front tooth. Considering tooth replacement options has led me to think dental implants are the best choice. Can that work for me?
I’m sorry you’ve had such a run of bad luck. In your place, the first thing I’d do is figure out if there’s anything aside from being a tad clumsy which is contributing to your tooth loss. Could there be a possibility you’ve developed gum disease? That could also account for why your losing teeth more easily.
Before making any decisions about replacing your teeth, get a thorough evaluation. If you’re a good candidate for dental implants, then yes, they are the top-of-the-line tooth replacement option.
You should know that they aren’t any stronger than your natural teeth. If you continue having accidents they can be knocked out as well. I’d suggest you wear a mouthguard during your work.
A Stuntman Deserves an Attractive Smile
As you’re getting your teeth worked on anyway, you want to look at the big picture. The implants can be made to match any smile, so make sure you have the smile you want. Once the implants are done, their color can’t be changed. One thing many patients prefer is to whiten their teeth ahead of time. That way their implants can be made the whiter color.
I’m assuming you work in Hollywood for your job. You’re having to stand in for actors who likely have a mouthful of porcelain veneers. If you’re interested in a smile makeover, that’s something to do before your implants as well.
Of course, neither the porcelain veneers or the teeth whitening is necessary to replace your missing teeth. I just wanted you to know your options before you had permanent replacements done.
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