How Dental Implants in Brampton Can Solve Your Missing Tooth Problems

An illustration of dental implants.Whether you’re aging or you lose a tooth after an accident, you might think it’s okay to put off finding a replacement. However, your dentist says dental implants in Brampton are the best solution to replacing those missing teeth. And it’s not just for aesthetic purposes either.

Failing to replace missing teeth will only lead to future health complications you’d much rather avoid. To learn what these issues are and how dental implants can prevent them, keep reading to learn more about dental implants.

Your Jawbone Becomes Much Weaker

When your jaw loses teeth, it affects the relationship between your tooth and bone. Teeth stimulate the gum and bone, so when that stimulation disappears, it causes two things to happen. Not only do your gums begin receding, but your jawbone will start to shrink.

The bone that used to support your teeth eventually becomes resorbed and you experience a loss of bone volume. The key to maintaining this bone and muscle in your jaw is by replacing the tooth roots, as these are responsible for transmitting mechanical forces connected to chewing. Furthermore, basic acts like eating will be affected because the shape of your mouth changes when you’re missing teeth.

Drifting Teeth and Bite Changes

With empty spaces in your mouth, your remaining teeth will attempt to compensate. Eventually they will move into the empty space which can make dramatic changes to your bite. As your bite changes, you risk problems for your TMJ, or temporomandibular joint.

You also may notice more tooth pain as missing teeth can increase problems with teeth grinding. As you start grinding more, tooth enamel will become worn down and put you at higher risk for cavities and tooth decay. In fact, many everyday tasks will become more burdensome the longer your teeth are missing.

Everyday Tasks Are More Difficult

With more pockets available, plaque and tartar have more room to hide and will start to accumulate in those empty spaces. Simple tasks like brushing become more difficult, especially when remaining teeth start moving into awkward places to fill the space. Speaking may even become more difficult as teeth knock against other teeth and your gums.

It’s these reasons and more why people are pursuing dental implants in Brampton as a solution.

Dental Implants Fill the Void

Did you know that dental implants are the only form of tooth-replacement that stimulates bone growth and maintains the muscle in your jaw? Unlike dentures or partial dentures, dental implants act as prosthetic roots and prevent all the mentioned and more from happening. Additionally, your face is less likely to sink or change shape because the gums supporting it are being stimulated by the implant.

Dental implants also make your everyday tasks just as simple as before. They are meant to be treated like natural teeth, so no changes in eating or brushing are necessary to accommodate them.

Don’t let missing teeth affect your long-term oral health. Schedule an appointment with your dentist in Brampton today to learn more about the benefits of dental implants!

About the Author

Dr. Vince Fava earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from McMaster University and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto. After completing his internship at The Toronto Hospital, he sought additional training in surgery, anesthesia, and managing medically compromised patients. He’s been in private practice since 1999 and continues to increase his clinical knowledge and skills through many dental education groups. To learn more about his practice and dental implant treatments, contact him at (905) 792-7163 or visit his website.

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Simrit has been working at Torbram Dental since 2001. She started her career with Assisting/Treatment co-ordinating and then moved on to becoming the Hygiene Co Ordinator in 2005. In 2012 she took on a new role as the Marketing Director. Though she loved being the Marketing Director, in 2015 she became the Office Manager of Torbram Dental. She completed her Level 1 Dental Assisting program with Career Canada in 1996 and then went on to complete her Level II Dental Assisting Diploma with Southwestern Medix in 1999. That is when she received NDAEB Certification. Simrit has been and still is an active member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association since 2000. She enjoys hiking and traveling with her husband and two kids and loves to explore new restaurants, especially high-tea venues.

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Jessica, one of our receptionists, is one of the smiling faces you see when you arrive at the office. She graduated with honours from Medix College with a diploma as a Level 2 Dental Assistant. When she is not happily helping our patients, Jessica enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family, going to church on Sunday mornings, gardening and going on hikes.

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Naudia has been working at Torbram Dental for many years and is a valued member of our administrative team: as a dental receptionist and in our marketing team . She graduated from Everest College with honours level 1 and 2, with a diploma in Dental Assisting. Naudia is always there for our patients, making sure that they receive the care and attention they deserve. When not at the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking and indulging in civil court TV shows.

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Ramandeep has been a part of Torbram Dental for the past 10 years as certified dental assistant. She obtained her level 1 certification from Everest college in Brampton in 2013, and then her level 2 certification in 2014 from Medix college. Her career path through the clinic has been recognized by staff at all levels who admire her work ethic and dedication to million dollar smiles. In her spare time, Ramandeep enjoys cooking and gardening, and spending time with her husband and 2 kids.

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Sana is a valued member of our dental hygiene team. In 2008 she completed her education at George Brown in Dental Assisting and in 2016 she earned her diploma in Dental Hygiene from the Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Sciences. Sana has been working in dentistry since 2008 and enjoys taking care of our patients and helping them with their oral health. She is married and is busy with her 2 young children. In her spare time, Sana enjoys going out with the family, trying out new places to eat and is looking forward to travelling with them in the future.

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Carrie has been working at Torbram Dental since 2001. She graduated from George Brown College in 1998 with a Dental Assistant Diploma and continued to further her education by completing a Dental Hygiene Diploma in 2001 at Durham College. Carrie is a highly trained and experienced Registered Dental Hygienist who continues to learn and grow by updating her knowledge to provide her clients with the best Oral Health Care techniques and information. Carrie is passionate about Dentistry and is known for her gentle and compassionate manner. She feels strongly about building lasting relationships and trust with her clients to help them understand that good Oral Health leads to good Overall Health. Carrie enjoys travelling, dabbling in decorating and a good Netflix series in her time off. Carrie resides in Halton Hills with her husband and two children.

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Daniela's interest in Dentistry began in Gr.6 when she wrote a speech entitled "My Life as a Toothbrush".
A Registered Dental Hygienist with 22 years of clinical experience, Daniela still has a great passion for her career. The most rewarding aspect for her is building lasting relationships with her patients, and seeing them through to a healthier smile.
Her thorough yet gentle touch will ensure a comfortable visit every time.
Daniela is a total Foodie and loves to cook and enjoys all types of cuisines. She loves Florida, Cruises, organizing things, and most of all spending time with family and friends.

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Stephanie Enjoys getting to know all new patients at Torbram Dental and catching up with long standing Patients. Stephanie enjoys spending quality time with her family. One of her favorite things to do with her daughter is teach and play the piano. Stephanie likes going on walks with her husband and enjoys spending as much time with him as he is an Active Member of the Canadian Army. On Sundays, Stephanie enjoys going to Church and looks forward to Sunday Dinner with her entire family. Stephanie's Favorite thing to do to start her day right is head to her local Starbucks and Grab her favorite drink, an iced black tea with light lemonade on warm days and a blonde vanilla latte on those cold winter days.

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As a dedicated Dental Hygienist at Torbram Dental, Aalisha brings recent knowledge and experience to ensure the best oral health for our patients. She holds a Diploma in Dental Hygiene from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries and has further enriched her education with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo. Beyond her professional qualifications, Aalisha has a zest for life that extends beyond the dental chair. She cherishes quality time with family and friends, thrives on outdoor adventures, and has a passion for hiking and water-based activities, especially during the sunny summer days. She is an avid traveler, exploring tropical paradises and historic destinations while immersing herself in diverse cultures and indulging in delicious culinary experiences."

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Supreet was born and raised in Punjab, India and came to Canada in 2016. She graduated from Sheridan College as an Environmental Lab Technician but later decided to change her career to dentistry. She completed her Level I and II Intra-Oral Dental Assisting course from George Brown College and graduated in 2023. In July 2023, Supreet joined the team at Torbram Dental where she enjoys working. In her free time, she loves to read books.

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