Dental implants can provide people with dental replacements that
are both functional and esthetic.
If you have one or more teeth missing and wish to eat your
favorite foods, increase your chewing ability, and improve your
appearance, speech, and self-esteem, then you are a candidate
for dental implants.
A dental implant replaces the root of a missing tooth and
is made from surgical-grade titanium alloy (Ti 6Al-4V ELI) to
Initially, the implant is placed into the jawbone either
immediately after the loss of a tooth, or after an extended
period of time. If there is insufficient bone, various bone
enhancing procedures can be performed prior to the implant
placement. An abutment, which acts as a base for a
prosthetic tooth replacement such as a crown, is inserted
into the implant at the time of implant placement, or
subsequently after a period of healing.
What Dental Implants Can Do?
Replace one or more teeth without affecting adjacent teeth.
Support a bridge and eliminate the need for a removable partial
Provide support for a denture, making it more secure and
Advantages of Dental Implants Over Dentures or a Bridge
Every way you look at it, dental implants are a better
solution to the problem of missing teeth.
Esthetic: Dental implants look and feel like your own
teeth! Since dental implants integrate into the structure of
your bone, they prevent the bone loss and gum recession that
often accompany bridgework and dentures. No one will ever know
that you have a replacement tooth.
Tooth-saving: Dental implants don't sacrifice the quality
of your adjacent teeth like a bridge does because neighboring
teeth are not altered to support the implant. More of your own
teeth are left untouched, a significant long-term benefit to
your oral health!
Confidence: Dental implants will allow you to once again
speak and eat with comfort and confidence! They'll allow you to
say goodbye to worries about displaced dentures and messy
Reliable: The success rate of dental implants is highly
predictable. They are considered an excellent option for tooth
Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?
The ideal candidate for a dental implant is in good general and
oral health. Adequate bone in your jaw is needed to support the
implant, and the best candidates have healthy gum tissues that
are free of periodontal disease. Dental Implants are indicated
as a treatment option for:
Replacing a Single Tooth: If you are missing a single
tooth, one implant and a crown can replace it. A dental implant
replaces both the lost natural tooth and its root.
Replacing Several Teeth: If you are missing several
teeth, implant-supported bridges can replace them. Dental
implants will replace both your lost natural teeth and some of
Replacing All of Your Teeth: If you are missing all of
your teeth, an implant-supported full bridge or full denture can
replace them. Dental implants will replace both your lost
natural teeth and some of the roots
What Can I Expect After Treatment?
As you know, your own teeth require conscientious at-home oral
care and regular dental visits. Dental implants are like your
own teeth and will require the same care. In order to keep your
implant clean and plaque-free, brushing and flossing still
After treatment, periodic follow-up visits will be scheduled to
monitor your implant, teeth and gums to make sure they are
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