Our average life span in the U.S is currently over 80 years of age. In 1965, life expectancy was 65, and in 1990 it was 78. Tooth loss is one of the results of aging and as the population ages, so do the number of people who have lost some or all of their teeth.
Tooth loss is devastating emotionally and physically. Our social life suffers because we can’t speak or eat normally. We start aging prematurely because the face has lost the support that teeth had given it.
Dentures are a common solution when at least one quadrant of your teeth has been lost. It’s estimated that by the year 2020, 61 million dentures will be made and placed, 5 million more than in 2010. But dentures are often an inferior solution.
Dental implants in Charlottesville can be used to replace one, several, or all of your teeth. A dental implant is basically a man-made replacement for the root of your tooth, topped off with a porcelain crown permanently attached. It will match your existing teeth, or if you’re replacing all your teeth, will likely be even more beautiful and functional than your real teeth were. Some of the advantages of dental implants are:
If you need one or more teeth replaced, call our Charlottesville dental office to be evaluated. Dr. Kayton will discuss all your tooth replacement options with you, especially beautiful and functional dental implants.
Dr. Kayton and all of his wonderful staff are friendly, professional, and competent. I’ve sent friends and family to them for years.
Great, pain-free dentistry, and a wonderful group of people! My teeth and gums are in better shape than they were when I was far younger, thanks to the great teamwork of Dr. Kayton and his outstanding dental technicians! Two thumbs up!
Excellent visit as always!
Dr. Kayton and his team took good care of me and did a great job. I have my beautiful smile back!
What a great experience. It’s always difficult to find a good dentist when you move to a new area. I look forward to my next visit.
Prompt, congenial, well organized, professional, and patient friendly.
Dr. Kayton and his staff are professional, friendly, and caring people. Every experience with them has been superb. I highly recommend this practice.
I completely trusted Dr. Kayton. He offers the highest tech equipment, has the nicest staff and takes the time to make sure you understand his evaluation.
Painless dentistry. Dedicated and compassionate staff. Efficient. The most complicated dental work I have had has been done here; also the most pleasant and painless.