Dental implants are a great solution for individuals who have lost a tooth, or teeth due to periodontal disease, injury, or many other unfortunate situations. The most common type of dental implant is:
- Endosteal: This is a common dental implant that sits within the bone. Dental implants include screw shaped that are gently positioned in place of the tooth root. The dental implants can hold one or more artificial teeth. We also utilize a dental implants for patients that have bridges or removable dentures.
DENTAL IMPLANT CANDIDATE
Individuals who would be considered an ideal candidate for a dental implant is someone who is in good general and oral health. Candidates must have adequate bone in their jaw in order to support the implant, and candidates should have healthy gum tissues that are free of periodontal disease.
THe DENTAL IMPLANT PROCEDURE
Proper treatment planning will be required with your dentist and our office. We will provide a comprehensive consultation and we will build you a treatment plan that is tailored to meet your needs, and answer any questions you may have given your specific condition. Treatment plans can include:
WHAT You can EXPECT AFTER RECEIVING A DENTAL IMPLANT?
After treatment, we will work closely with our patients and their dentist to ensure the best treatment outcome. To ensure that your implants, teeth, and gums stay healthy, periodic follow-up visits will be scheduled. It is recommended that our patients practice proper home care. All patients who receive dental implants should treat them as if they were their natural teeth. This requires regular brushing and flossing to keep your dental implants clean and plaque-free.