|A dental implant is a permanent
new root for a missing tooth. It is a titanium screw that is placed into
the jaw bone. An abutment and crown is then placed on the implant to provide
a new tooth that is permanent and looks just like a natural tooth.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
||How are dental implants different than dentures?
Dentures are a removable set of teeth or partial set of teeth that
need to be removed and cared for in a special manner. They can often feel
bulky and are difficult to get used to. Dental implants are a permanent
replacement for missing teeth that can be cared for just like natural teeth.
Dental implants look and feel just like real teeth, they are permanent,
you can eat the foods you want without any fear of embarrassment, and they
procedure is very successful and fairly inexpensive.
Who can place a dental implant?
Your dentist may be able to perform implants in their own office based
on their training. If not, they will recommend you to an implantologist,
cosmetic dentist, or another specialist that will perform the procedure.
How much do implants cost?
The price of your dental implants will vary based on the level of experience
of your doctor, how many implants you are having placed, amount of insurance
coverage, and more. Schedule a consultation with us to determine a price
for your implants and a financing plan if necessary.
Do dental implants hurt?
No. A local anesthetic will be given before the procedure so that you
do not feel any pain. If you have anxiety or fear you should discuss sedation
options with your dentist.
How long do implants last?
When cared for properly, implants should last a lifetime. Proper oral
hygiene and regular dental visits are essential to the success of your
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