Dental implants are a tried-and-true method for replacing missing teeth. This procedure serves as a long-lasting foundation to restore the aesthetic appeal and functionality of your smile. Whether you’re missing a single tooth or multiple teeth, dental implants can get your smile back on track. Our talented team is trained in both the placement and restoration aspects of implantology, minimizing referrals and maximizing convenience. We want to accommodate your schedule in any way we can so that your path to a full, healthy smile is as stress-free as possible. Contact our office today to schedule your dental implant consultation.
Restoring your missing teeth using dental implants is a wise investment in the maintenance of good oral health. Missing teeth can lead to a loss of bone density in your jaw which can cause a number of issues such as overcrowding, additional tooth loss, wrinkling around the lips and cheeks, and more. Thanks to dental implants, you can avoid these nuisances and enjoy the benefits of a healthy, fully functioning smile.
There are three components to dental implants: the implant fixture, the abutment, and the restoration. The implant fixture is a screw-like post that we insert into the jawbone. This biocompatible post utilizes grooved spiral ridges that help fuse the fixture to the bone. The abutment is attached to the post, allowing for a restoration—in the form of a crown, bridge, or denture—to be placed on top and stabilized. It’s the healing portion in the dental implants process that accounts for the majority of the procedure’s timeline, which—on average—can take anywhere between six to eight months. Once healed, we will place the restoration, and you can enjoy all the benefits of your good-as-new smile.
If properly cared for, dental implants can last you the rest of your life. A great benefit of dental implants is that you care for them in the same way you do your natural teeth. Brush twice a day for two minutes each time and floss once a day. Additionally, visiting us biannually for routine exams and checkups helps keep your oral health in check and allows us to monitor the state of your dental implants. Over time, your restoration can experience wear and tear. Don’t worry; we can easily replace or repair your restoration.
Don’t let money concerns stop you from getting the quality dental care you need. We provide a variety of financial options to ensure that your treatments and procedures don’t break the bank. From insurance to CareCredit® third-party financing to new patient specials, there are financial options to benefit everyone’s budget.