Dental Implants

Dental Implants Can Improve Smile

Dental implants hold a bridge or replacement tooth by having an artificial tooth root inserted into the jaw for support. This placement is intentional and causes the implant to stay in in its spot really well. While dentures and bridges can move around, dental implants are designed to be sturdy and feel very natural.

If you are looking to replace a missing tooth, wanting to make a denture more secure, or have another reason to consider a dental implant, contact us to see if you are a good fit. We are committed to making your smile as healthy and happy as possible. Your comfort and satisfaction is extremely important to us.

How Dental Implants are Different

Unlike bridges, dental implants do not rely on other teeth for support. This is one of the reasons that dental implants last longer and are more reliable if taken care of properly. This security is because the implant is placed into the jawbone.

Jawbone implants (endosteal) and gum implants (superiosteal) are two common types of dental implants. Jawbone implants are typically small screws placed directly into the jawbone. Gum implants usually consist of posts placed under the gum, above the jawbone.

Who is eligible for Dental Implants?

There are a few things to think about before considering dental implants. Some aspects of your oral and overall health can make you a good candidate for them. Having healthy oral tissues and gums is very important. Consistent brushing, flossing, and use of antibacterial mouthwash can increase your likelihood of being a great implant candidate.

If you are interested and feel you are eligible for dental implants, contact us to set up an appointment to find out if this is the best solution for you.

Ready to Become a Patient?

We can’t wait to meet you! Simply contact us via email, or call (507) 895-6770.