Are Dental Implants the Tooth Replacement Option for You?
Many people call the Dental & Denture Care Center to ask how they can find out if they are a candidate for dental implants. A popular option for replacing a single tooth and mounting bridges or dentures. Dental implants are very stable and provide a secure and practically maintenance free solution for tooth replacement so you can chew, bite and smile with confidence for years to come!
What are dental implants?
A dental implant is a small titanium post that looks like a screw. While there are many different options for replacing teeth, dental implants are sturdy, comfortable and practically maintenance free. Which makes them a great choice for those who don’t want to worry about removable dental appliances coming dislodged.
Over time, the medical grade titanium implant actually fuses with the bone cells of the jaw where your tooth root once was. This union creates a strong and durable anchor for your new tooth implant. When the bone fully bonds with your new dental implant, There is no slippage or movement of the new dental appliance. Once fully healed the dental plant will behave like a natural tooth.
Dental implant facts-
- Provide the most secure bite in a tooth replacement option.
- Have a very high success rate compared to other options.
- Looks like a natural tooth
- Behave like a natural tooth.
- Can make your dental care routine easier.
- Helps prevent bone loss in the jaw.
Your first appointment
See if you’re a candidate for dental implants
At the Dental & Denture Care Center you’ll know if you are a candidate for dental implants on your first visit! We have in house imaging so you can know if dental implants are for you as fast as possible. Our scan will give us an in depth look at the condition of your jaw bone right at our office. Saving you from driving around town to a dental imaging specialist.
Your dentist will find the best locations in your jaw to place the implants. Whether you need a single tooth replacement or a removable denture mounted on implants. This process will allow us to discover exactly what you can safely receive.
Your Dentist will look over your bone scan with you
The condition of your jaw bone will be analyzed by our dentist with our specialized dental imaging software. Then the dentist will look over the scan with you and discuss your options before designing your dental implant procedure. Your oral health is the utmost important to us and this bone density scan will shed light on how many dental implants you can get and where we can place them.
In the case that your bone structure will not allow for a dental implant where you need one, alternative options such as a bridge may be suggested.
Designing your implant surgery behind the scenes
Using dental specialists 3D modeling software to ensure the long term success of your dental implants. Using our software combined with our state of the art 3D printer. We will design a custom guide that slips over your gum during your dental implant surgery. This guide helps to eliminate the margin of error when we place your implant into your jaw.
Our 3D printed guide helps to-
- Eliminate the margin of error.
- Place your implant precisely.
- Ensures your comfort during the procedure.
Your dental implant surgery appointment
After we discuss your treatment plan, we’ll book you for your dental implant surgery appointment at the end of your first visit. Our state of the art implant placement technology helps to ensure your comfort during the procedure.
After Your Procedure
Following your procedure is a short healing period. During this time your bone will begin to grow tightly around the new implant to secure it in place. Once your healing process is complete and the dental implant is fully integrated into your jaw bone. There is no need for maintenance so you can smile and chew freely, without worrying about things slipping out of place when they shouldn’t. When your dental implants are installed properly they can last a lifetime!
Want to see if you are a candidate for Dental Implants?
Schedule a visit to our dental practice. You’ll know if you are a candidate for dental implants on your first visit to our dental office!