We Want to Know: What Are Your Reasons to Smile?


Join us and our patients as we celebrate the New Year. Our theme for 2020 is “What are your reasons to smile?” as we focus to empower individuals considering dental implants through education and celebrate those who are already living a life full of smiles with their dental implants.

Here are 6 reasons to smile about dental implants:

  1. You can eat with confidence. 

    When you have missing teeth, you may have to eliminate certain crucial foods from your diet, like fruits and vegetables, legumes, nuts and meats. Since dental implants function just like real teeth, you’ll have the peace of mind to eat what you love without any worry.

  2. Dental implants look and act like natural teeth. 

    Because they’re designed to fuse with bone, dental implants are a permanent solution that look and feel like natural teeth. They closely replicate the construction of a tooth from the root underneath the gum tissue to the attractive crown; they’re the best tooth replacement option.

  3. You’ll be able to speak with confidence. 

    Dental implants restore both your smile and your self-confidence. They’ll be secure in your mouth, so they won’t slip or click when you talk. With dental implants you’ll be able to say what you want to say and be as active as you want to be.

  4. Dental implants keep your facial structure. 

    Dental implants are the only tooth replacement option that helps stimulate bone growth and prevent bone loss. They help you retain your natural face shape and smile. Getting dental implants as soon as possible after losing a tooth helps prevent bone loss at the site.

  5. No special care required. 

    Other tooth replacement options require special hygienic care. With dental implants, you brush and floss them just like you do your natural teeth. They’re very durable, and, with good care, can last a lifetime.

  6. Dental implants protect healthy teeth. 

    Dental implants don’t require grinding down adjacent teeth to anchor bridges or attach partial dentures. An implant is embedded in the open socket of your jaw and does not negatively affect the surrounding teeth.

Modern dental implants have been used successfully for over 30 years. They are the strongest devices available to support replacement teeth – and even more reasons to smile, they allow these new teeth to feel, look and function naturally.

Stories to Give You Even More Reasons to Smile:

When Linda’s tooth-supported bridge (which had been used to replace six of her front teeth) needed to be replaced again, she was told that it wouldn’t be a permanent solution or last as long as teeth restored with dental implants. When Linda chose dental implants, she turned to an AAID-credentialed dentist for help.

“The implants are more solid. Durability is better. You’re a little more secure – you’re not worried you’re going to break your bridge or afraid to go out to eat,” Linda said. “But get a good, implant dentist. You’re pretty much putting your appearance in the hands of this person.”

Erik said he chose a dental implant over other options because he was to be able to eat what he wanted.

“I wasn’t going to forgo chewing gum, eating apples and corn on the cob,” he said. “I can eat all of that now, no problem. I love the implant and I can’t say enough about how my dental team worked with me. Nobody knows that it’s not a natural tooth.”

Dr. Christopher Rooney is an AAID-credentialed dental implant expert and he is passionate about helping patients live life the way they want to. They’re happy to talk with you about treatment options, share their success stories and answer questions. Find Out Why is it important to have an AAID-credentialed dental implant expert?

The New Year is a great opportunity to raise awareness on making informed, healthy decisions regarding dental implants. We believe implants can inspire newfound confidence and lots of reasons to smile. When you see the look and smile on someone’s face, it’s truly incredible.

If you want to learn more about dental implants, start with the five things you should know about dental implants, and be sure to ask your dentist these 12 important questions when you seek a dental implant consultation.


Dr. Christopher Rooney is the only AAID-credentialed dental implant dentist and Diplomate of ABOI/ID in over 100 miles of his office, conveniently located in Leawood, Kansas. He and his expert team at Convergent Dentistry want you to stop hiding your smile. Call Convergent Dentistry at 913-491-9119 or click here to schedule a consultation or tour our office and see why other patients across the Midwest have joined the Convergent Dentistry Family.


Article Credit: AAID LifeSmiles Blog | September 2019


Christopher C. Rooney DDS, Diplomate in Implant Dentistry ABOI and AAID Credentialed



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