Dental implants are a treatment for missing teeth. They replace the root of one or more missing teeth. They are made of titatanium, which is a lightweight metal accepted by the body. Many people choose implants to replace a missing tooth or to support a full set of dentures.
Dental implants are for:
Benefits of Dental Implants:
Our dentist will locate the implant placement through x-rays and pictures. When ready our dentist surgically places the implant into the jawbone. To help reduce pain ad discomfort the dentist may prescribe medicine
During the healing process of implants you will want to eat soft foods. Overtime the jawbone grows around the implants making it strong. This process is called osseointegration. Once the implant is completed integrated into the bone, you can get a permanent replacement of teeth. For single tooth implants, the dentist can make a customized new tooth for you called a dental crown. The replacement teeth are attached to the implant posts, making them look natural and to fit your mouth.
During your dental exam, our dentist will speak to you about what the best option is for you and your oral treatment. Regular dental visits, exams, and cleaning will help the health of your implants. We will also suggest home-care dental routines to help keep your teeth healthy. It is recommended to brush twice daily, floss once, and maintain a healthy diet for overall good oral health.