Dr. James Pace has helped numerous people around Tennessee receive comfortable, durable dental implants. The ideal candidate for this procedure will be someone who otherwise has healthy oral structures. Candidates also need to have strong jawbone tissue that can support the titanium post. Additionally, the candidate should not be a diabetic or a smoker. In the event you qualify, you should seriously consider an implant to replace a missing tooth because the restoration will last far longer than any other replacement option. How Long Do Implants Typically Last? Millions of people in the United States currently have implants, and that number grows by 500,000 annually. The reason why they have become increasingly popular in recent years is due to their excellent longevity. A report published in the Journal of Oral Implantology shows how dental implants have a success rate of 98 percent. Many patients will find their restorations last for over 25 years, so they may never need to replace the structure a ...