A missing tooth can be much more than a simple cosmetic problem. The loss of function and major inconvenience a missing tooth can create has a severe impact on a person’s quality of life. In cases where patients lose one or more teeth, a common and reliable treatment our dentist, Dr. Thomas Blake, may recommend to restore function and aesthetic is a dental implant. By replacing a tooth with a stable permanent implant, patients are well on their way to restoring their mouths to working order. If you are thinking of getting dental implants in Santa Barbara, California, please call us today at 805-962-5000 to schedule an appointment.