A missing tooth can be replaced with a more permanent solution than a bridge or denture, in the form of a dental implant. Implants involve the implantation of an artificial tooth root in the jaw and the application of a new, natural looking prosthetic tooth onto that root.
Dental implants are titanium posts that are screwed into the jawbone and act as artificial tooth roots to provide a permanent replacement for missing teeth. In comparison to dentures, bridges, and crowns, getting dental implants means a more effective, long-term solution for those who are missing teeth.
Dental implants are made of medical-grade titanium which is very compatible with the bone and body. After the initial placement of the implant, a waiting period of about 3 months is required for post operative integration. Once this is completed, the post is ready to have a tooth placed on top as its final restoration.
Restoration Options – When looking to get dental implants you have many options that are unique to your specific case. This includes your dentist deciding which implant restorative option is best for you. Our experienced dentists will help discuss treatment options for you.
These options usually include treatment that restores missing teeth with single crowns, setting bridges in the case of multiple teeth missing, implant supported dentures, or a combination of the three options if necessary. Book your appointment with us to see which option fits you.