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Implant Dentistry

Implant Dentistry

When you’ve lost teeth, you may not feel confident in the way your smile looks. Many patients consider dental implants as a cosmetic treatment, however, missing teeth can also affect your overall oral health. Dental implants are a restorative service that promotes the health of your smile while improving its appearance.

Teeth that remain after a tooth is lost will eventually shift to compensate for the gap, and over time, the bone in the jaw can begin to atrophy or deteriorate. Dental implants interrupt atrophying, as they mimic the structure of a natural tooth and eliminate shifting from other teeth. Dental implants can last a lifetime when properly maintained and are durable for normal use. Whether it’s a single tooth replacement or a whole series of missing teeth, we’ll help you determine the most appropriate dental implant options for your unique situation. During your consultation, we’ll explain the process thoroughly, so you end up completely satisfied, with a gorgeous, complete smile.


Place and Restore

For your convenience, you can have your entire implant restoration completed right in our office. That means our dentists can surgically place and skillfully restore your implants, and you’ll be with the team you trust throughout the whole process. First, we’ll implant a titanium rod into your jaw, which will fuse to the bone as it heals, acting as a root for an eventual restoration. We’ll monitor your progress and ensure you’re healing correctly. Once your implant is fully healed, we’ll craft a customized prosthetic that looks natural and blends with your remaining teeth. You’ll have a healthy, complete smile that lasts for ages.

Mini-Implants

Mini-implants are similar to traditional dental implants as they help maintain proper oral health and replace missing teeth. In some situations, you may need a replacement in a narrow, smaller space, such as the incisors, and a traditional dental implant may be too large. That’s where mini-implants can be used to restore teeth and complete your smile. Mini-implants are about half the size of regular dental implants and can be used to secure dentures, or help patients with significant bone loss receive implant therapy. Ask us if mini-implants are right for you.

Implant-Retained Dentures

Want an alternative to traditional dentures? If you’re seeking a more secure fit of a full set of dentures, look no further! We offer implant-retained dentures, which attach to as little as four dental implants. Like their counterparts, implant-retained dentures are removable, however, they won’t slip, shift, or rub whenever you eat or talk. We ensure a perfect, comfortable fit of your new teeth, so you can smile with confidence. We may even be able to alter your current set of dentures, so ask us how implant-retained dentures can change the way you feel about your smile.

Technology

We ensure every dental implant we place is set up for success by finding the areas of the jaw where the bone is the healthiest and strongest. To do that, we use cone beam technology, which offers high-resolution 3-D images which we use for presurgical assessment of the jaw and implantation site. This technology helps support our implant dentistry and makes state-of-the-art care accessible to our patients.

Improve your oral health

and get a complete smile with dental implants!

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