Dental Implants

Dental implants are a very reliable source for effective tooth replacement. Whether you have lost one tooth or many, implants can provide a permanent solution that looks and functions normally.

Dental Implants

A dental implant is an artificial root upon which a manufactured tooth can be placed. Implants are used to support the replacement of a single tooth, multiple teeth, or larger prostheses such as dentures, depending on the individual’s requirements and condition. Placement of the implant stabilizes bone levels and may prevent bone loss, resulting in greater long-term support, function, and esthetics. Implants are a superior way to replace missing teeth, as they do not require alteration of adjacent teeth. They are also an excellent way to stabilize a denture.

While out of pocket costs for patients with dental insurance vary on the particular plan, coverage, and limitations, we’re always happy to provide an estimate of cost based on those factors just after your consultation appointment. For those without dental insurance, we work to keep implants affordable by fixing the implant cost and providing flexible payment plan options.

Illustration showing a bottom row of teeth with a dental implant being installed
  • What types of dental implants exist?

    Two of the most commonly used dental implants are endosteal implants and all-on-4 implants. Endosteal implants are the most common dental implant option. They are comprised of a titanium metal rod that is installed into the jawbone and a supporting post that is specifically designed to secure either a dental crown or a dental bridge. All-on-4 implants are a revolutionary dental implant system in which an entire top or bottom denture is supported on just four implants. Each implant is strategically placed so that the replacement teeth remain steady and secure. The advantage of using four implants is that it helps promote faster patient recovery and reduces the likelihood of complications from possible implant failure.

  • What are the benefits of dental implants?

    A person suffering from tooth loss will experience many challenges. The most obvious of these challenges are difficulties when chewing and speaking clearly. When tooth loss is left untreated it can result in very serious problems like tooth shifts, jawbone deterioration, facial structure loss and imbalances.  These issues usually develop over time when there is no root system to maintain bone health and alignment.  Dental implants provide an artificial root system to maintain order and keep the remaining teeth in line.

    They can not only help a patient overcome short-term challenges, but they can also prevent long-term problems linked to tooth loss. They are the most effective method for treating tooth loss because dental implants serve as an artificial root system for supporting a prosthetic tooth and allow replacement teeth to feel more natural.

  • Did you know dental implants can be used to support dentures?

    It can be very difficult to eat and function with dentures, but with dental implants, you could have the confident smile you’ve always wanted. This procedure takes a great deal of planning, but can produce truly life changing results. Your dentist often completes this procedure in collaboration with a surgeon.

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