Implants


The Next Best Thing to a Natural Tooth
It’s time to smile confidently again.

We have always prided ourselves in providing our patients with the best treatment that that modern dentistry has to offer and now we are excited to now offer dental implants in our office!

Losing a tooth can be a very upsetting experience. It is a fairly common problem with more than 1 in 7 people having experienced tooth loss.

No more than a few years ago the only real proven option to replace a missing tooth was a bridge or denture. Although proven to work, we now have the option of dental implants. Bridges can have many negatives including difficulty flossing and food impaction. Dentures can be loose fitting, uncomfortable, and in some cases rock back and forth.

Implants, however, are the closest option we have to your own natural tooth. It’s never been a better time to take advantage of what modern dentistry has to offer with dental implants!


Dental Implants: Before & After

What is a Dental Implant?
Think of dental implants as artificial tooth roots, similar in shape to a screw. When dental implants are surgically placed in your jawbone, they bond with your natural bone. Then they become a sturdy base for supporting a custom-made porcelain crown that mimics the esthetics, strength and function of your natural tooth.

Technology
Thanks to significant advances in dental imaging technology, dental implants have become more successful, predictable, and affordable than in the past. With the advent of 3D scanning technology, we are now able to precisely and safely place dental implants.

Benefits
There are many benefits to dental implants:

  • Improved Oral Health. With dental implants, more of your own teeth are left intact, improving your long-term oral health. The implant process doesn’t require removing tooth structure from adjacent teeth (as a tooth-supported bridge does). Also, individual implants are as easy to clean between teeth as natural teeth.
  • Implants Preserve Bone. Once the implant is restored, everyday functional forces stimulate the surrounding bone, which responds by becoming stronger and denser.
  • Improved Comfort and Appearance. The screw fuses with your bone, it then acts and looks just like your natural tooth.
  • Improvement in Eating and Speech. Poor-fitting dentures, chewing can sometimes be difficult, and some people tend to have difficulty speaking and can mumble or slur their words. With implants, people feel more confident when eating regular foods and speaking to others.
  • Ease and Strength. Dental implants can eliminate the inconvenience of removing dentures and dealing with sticky, messy adhesives that keep them in place. Implants are very strong and with good care, it is not unusual to have them last a lifetime.

Affordability
Affordability has always been a significant concern for patients. Since we now provide all the implant services in house, we are able to pass on the savings to you!