Dental implants are titanium posts that are designed to replace tooth roots. For patients who are missing teeth, dental implants are a miraculous way to restore form and function to their smiles.
Dental implants are used to anchor one or more restorations, or replacement teeth. Dental implants are placed into the jawbone, beneath the gumline. The implants fuse with the jawbone, resulting in the next-best-thing to natural teeth.
Why Should I Consider Dental Implants?
- Dental implants preserve the jawbone and the facial structure. Other tooth replacement methods cannot stimulate the jawbone, which can lead to further tooth loss and bone deterioration. When you choose dental implants, your face will maintain a full and youthful shape.
- Replacement teeth anchored by dental implants will never slip, slide, or fall out. There’s nothing to lose or keep track of with dental implants because they’re a lot like natural teeth. You can chew, speak, and smile without ever revealing your false teeth.
- Dental implants are comfortable and low-maintenance. You won’t have to carry around denture adhesive, and their shape won’t change over time. You can brush and floss your dental implants just like you would natural teeth.
- Dental implants are the longest lasting tooth replacement method. They can often last the patient for a lifetime.
After three decades of clinical experience and a million patients treated, dental implants have demonstrated a success rate of nearly 95 percent.
In-Office Placement and Restoration
Most dentists only provide dental implant restorations. Patients must be seen by oral surgeons for the surgical part of the procedure.
We do things a little differently at Karen Williamson, DDS! We want your experience to be flawless, so we bring the experts to you. You can undergo the surgery, recovery, and restoration process right here in our office.
Dental implants can be restored by dental crowns, dental bridges, or dentures. They can be used to replace one missing tooth or many missing teeth.
To find out if you are a good candidate for dental implants, come see Dr. Williamson for a consultation. You could be enjoying a full and complete smile very soon! Give us a call today!