More people are choosing dental implants over bridgework and partial dentures especially when only one tooth is involved. Dental implants have been around for many years as an alternative to less permanent devices. In recent years, strides have been made in restorative dentistry to make dental implants even more aesthetically pleasing and durable. At Pearl Dental Care, we offer dental implant placement to eligible patients.
When considering a dental implant, it is important to have a talk with your dentist. The implant site needs to be examined to make sure that you are a viable candidate for the procedure. Implants are a great solution for replacing missing teeth; however, the process is not short. If you are a non-smoker in good health, have sufficient bone in the area and excellent oral hygiene, you may be a good candidate.
Implants require a small surgical procedure in which a small screw-like post made out of titanium is placed in the area where normally the root of the tooth would be. Over time the post settles in as the bone melds to it. When sufficient bone has connected with the post, the area around the post will then be prepared for a crown to be seated on top of the post. At the proper time, the crown is placed on the post and you have a replacement tooth that looks just like a natural tooth.
Excellence in Implant Dentistry
At Pearl Dental Care, we provide excellent care before and after your implant procedure. The vast majority of dental implants are successful and we do everything in our power to ensure that your implant will last a long time. If you are considering dental implants, contact Pearl Dental Care and talk with our dentist to find out if this procedure is right for you.