Dental Implants Carmichael, CA
A Permanent solution for one or more missing teeth.
Once teeth are missing from the jawbone—whether one or many; whether from accident or disease—something very important is missing as well. That’s tooth stability, and that’s because once one or more teeth are removed, the jawbone that previously anchored the roots begins to dissolve. Dental researchers worked for years to find ways to keep bone from shrinking. Now we’re proud to offer a solution that prevents bone loss while permitting durable, fixed, permanent restorations.
They are dental implants. And they are the next best tooth. The procedure involves setting one or more implant anchors into the jawbone. These roots, made of titanium, are strong, non-toxic, and biologically compatible with the mouth.
The key to a successful implant is something we call osseointegration: the bone actually grows into the implant itself. Once this bond stabilizes, we can place a natural-appearing replacement tooth on top of the implant. When multiple implants are placed, we can use them as anchors to support a bridge – even a denture! Implants aren’t for everyone. You need sufficient bone in your jaw to support them and a willingness to take good care of yourself during treatment.
But the benefits of implants, from restored chewing and speaking efficiency to improved nutrition, are undeniable.
What can dental implants do?
- Replace one or more teeth without affecting bordering teeth.
- Support a bridge and eliminate need for a partial denture.
- Provide support for a denture, making it more secure and comfortable.