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Dental Implants 

Replacing Missing Teeth

If one or more of your teeth are missing, there are a number of ways to replace them. An alternative to bridges, partials or complete dentures may be dental implants. Implants are used to replace missing roots and support artificial replacement teeth. They are comfortable and look like natural teeth.

What are dental implants?

A dental implant is an artificial root made of titanium metal. It is inserted into the jawbone to replace the root of the natural tooth. An artificial replacement tooth is attached to the implant. The implant acts as an anchor to hold the replacement tooth in place.

Who does this procedure?

If you are having an implant, your dentist may refer you to a dental specialist who has further training in this area. Specialists who place implants are periodontists or oral and maxillofacial surgeons, also called oral surgeons. Specialists who place crowns, bridges and dentures on implants are called prosthodontists.

Who can get dental implants?

If you are in good general health, have healthy gums and have enough bone in the jaw to hold an implant, dental implants might be right for you. If your jawbone has shrunk or if it has not developed normally, you may be able to have a bone graft to build up the bone. A bone graft is a way of adding new bone to your jawbone. Your dentist or dental specialist will tell you if bone grafting can be done.

Single Implant (Anterior- Healing Cap) – Treatment

 

Single Implant (Posterior- Healing Cap) – Treatment

 

Bone Graft with Immediate Implant Placement – Treatment

 

Screw-Retained Implant (Anterior- Immediate Load) – Treatment

 

Screw-Retained Implant (Anterior- Healing Cap) – Treatment

 

Implant-Supported Bridge (Anterior- Impression) – Treatment

 

Bridge Versus an Implant – Treatment

 

Sinus Lift – Treatment

 

Bone Graft (Socket Preservation) – Treatment

Bone Graft with Immediate Implant Placement

 

Bar Retained Overdenture – Treatment

 

Screw Retained Dentures – Treatment

Screw-Retained Implant (Posterior- Healing Cap) – Treatment

Locator Retained Overdenture – Treatment

 

Caring for my dental implant(s)

Because dental implants are placed in the jawbone, artificial replacement teeth attached to implants look and act much like natural teeth. Like natural teeth, implants need to be kept clean using a toothbrush and floss. Your dentist will show you the proper cleaning procedure for implants. Regular dental checkups are important so your dentist can make sure that your bite is right and that your implants are not loose.

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