August 22nd is National Tooth Fairy Day

Group Health Dental Can Help You With Your Missing Tooth

“I thought the tooth fairy was a very creepy concept as a kid. ‘Put your tooth under the pillow.’ I was like, ‘Why does someone want my teeth?” –Guillermo del Toro

What did you think about the Tooth Fairy when you were a kid? Most kids loved her and were astonished that they could get money for simply losing a tooth. It was magical. A kid that lost her tooth and has the toothless grin is adorable. It’s like a rite of passage for all kids, and celebrated by the money under the pillow placed there magically by the sparkly Tooth Fairy.

As an adult, a lost tooth is an entirely different story. It is certainly not a fairy tale, and definitely not something that is celebrated or commemorated by anything. Quite the opposite happens. Fear of embarrassment for the way it looks sets in. Concern about the fact that there is no other adult teeth waiting in the gums to replace the missing tooth. Pain and discomfort may settle in as you try to navigate your usual function of your mouth with a missing tooth in there.

There is good news for you if you’re missing a tooth. Group Health Dental offers dental implants for patients with a missing tooth or teeth. We know there are several reasons why you may be missing teeth. You may have been born with congenitally missing teeth, or you may have lost a tooth due to injury or disease.

Call our Manhattan Dental Implant Specialists at Group Health Dental to see if you’re a good candidate for our state-of-the-art dental implant solution to your missing tooth or teeth. We offer you much more than the Tooth Fairy can! We offer you a replacement tooth option for your brilliant smile.

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