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Dental Implants

The ultimate solution for missing teeth, designed to provide a permanent base for dental prosthetics.

Introduction to Dental Implants

Dental implants are a durable and effective solution for replacing missing teeth. Comprising a titanium post that fuses with the jawbone and a crown that mimics the appearance of a natural tooth, implants can restore both function and aesthetics to your smile.

Benefits of Dental Implants

  • Looks and Feels Like Natural Teeth: Implants are designed to look, feel, and function like your natural teeth, enhancing both your smile and your chewing ability.
  • Long-Lasting Solution: With proper care, dental implants can last a lifetime, making them a cost-effective long-term investment in your oral health.
  • Prevents Bone Loss: By replacing the tooth root, implants stimulate the bone, preventing bone loss and maintaining facial structure.
  • Improves Oral Health: Unlike bridges, implants do not require reducing other teeth, which preserves more of your natural tooth structure.

Who Can Get Dental Implants?

Most adults in good general health and with adequate jawbone to support implants are candidates for this procedure. A thorough evaluation, including dental X-rays and sometimes a CT scan, is necessary to determine whether dental implants are the best solution for you.

The Dental Implant Procedure

The implant process typically involves several steps over a few months:

  1. Consultation and Planning: Detailed imaging and discussions to plan the implant surgery according to your specific needs.
  2. Implant Placement: The titanium implant is surgically placed in the jawbone, requiring a period of healing that can last several months.
  3. Osseointegration: During healing, the implant fuses with the jawbone in a process called osseointegration.
  4. Abutment and Crown Placement: Once healing is complete, an abutment is attached to the implant, and then the custom-made crown is attached, completing the process.

Post-Procedure Care

Caring for dental implants is similar to caring for natural teeth, which includes brushing, flossing, and regular dental check-ups. Implants require diligent oral hygiene to ensure they remain clean and free from infection.

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If you're considering dental implants, contact us today to schedule a consultation. Our skilled dental team is committed to providing you with the highest quality care and a comprehensive plan tailored to your dental needs.

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