Here are some interesting facts you might enjoy knowing about dental implants. (yes, they do exist!)
- In 1951, a small group of dentists who were successfully placing dental implants formed the AAID – American Academy of Implant Dentistry. They wanted to share their knowledge on the practice of implantology.
- AAID is the first professional organization in the world dedicated to advancing implant dentistry.
- In 1952, Swedish orthopedic surgeon, P.I. Branemark, discovered that titanium naturally fuses with bone. Originally, he was using this with regards to knees and hips but eventually switched his research focus to the mouth.
- 3 million people in the United States have implants, a number that is growing by 500,000 annually. Canada is at 200,000 and growing at 14% each year!
If you’re open to fixing your broken or missing teeth, why not join the growing number of people who already have dental implants? Replacing missing teeth with dental implants is the best way to improve the health and appearance of your smile.
Just imagine smiling confidently again when someone snaps a picture. Or knowing when people meet you for the first time your smile stands out for the right reasons. Being part of the 3 million in this case is a good thing!
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