Procedures

Dental Implants

Dental implants are becoming an increasingly popular method for replacing missing teeth. In this procedure, titanium supports are surgically fused with your jawbone, and act as an anchor for naturally looking false teeth. Dental implants are not only used for individual tooth replacement, but can also be used when replacing multiple teeth as an alternative to dentures.

Advantages of dental implants
  • Implants are extremely natural looking
  • Fusion of the implants into your jaw make them very stable and comfortable compared to traditionally dentures
  • They last a lifetime
  • Unlike bridge, teeth next to the implant don't have to be shaved
  • Implants preserves bone structure

Disadvantages of dental implants
  • Implants can be expensive without insurance
  • The process of getting implants can be time consuming and requires multiple visits to the dentist
  • There is a chance there surgery fails (roughly 5% of the time)