Dental Implants

In the past two decades the use of dental implants has progressed. Now dental implants are used routinely to replace a single missing tooth, multiple teeth or an entire set of teeth with a high degree of success. Depending on the condition of your mouth and your desires, a Prosthodontist and Periodontist can recommend the type of implant treatment right for you.

The success of the dental implant depends on meticulous planning, accurate implant placement, good healing and careful restoration with a natural looking, strong, implant-supported restoration. The patient must maintain excellent oral hygiene and maintenance

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are artificial roots and teeth (usually titanium) that are surgically placed into jaw bone by a periodontist. The teeth (crowns) attached to implants are natural looking and often enhance or restore a patient’s smile.

  Gap in teeth   Implant Crown  
  Gap   Implant Crown  
  Gap in teeth   Implant Crown  

Why dental implants?

  • Replace one or more missing teeth without affecting adjacent teeth.
  • Improve aesthetics.
  • Restore confidence.
  • Restore chewing, speech, and digestion.
  • Restore or enhance facial tissues.
  • Support dentures, making them more secure and comfortable.

  Problem Tooth   Replaced with Implant   Crown on Implant  
  Problem Tooth   Replaced with Implant   Crown on Implant