What is a Dental Implant?
Dental Implant is the latest technology to replace missing teeth. It consists of a part that is placed inside the bone and will act as an anchor for the tooth part placed on top. Implants have been around for over 30 years and their success rate is very high. In most cases, it is the best option to replace missing teeth.
What is the procedure of a Dental Implant?
Unlike other options to replace teeth, Dental Implants will not touch any other teeth. First, a Dental Implant will be placed inside the bone. Then the tooth part will be placed on top when the healing has happened.
Does tooth replacement with an Implant look natural?
If done right the tooth or teeth replaced with Dental Implants will look and feel as natural as your teeth. When selecting a professional to replace your missing teeth with Dental Implants, it is very important to find someone who has training and experience for such procedures. Also, it is very important to make sure they use the highest quality Implants. Looking for the lowest priced Dental Implant is not recommended.
Can I replace my teeth immediately with an Implant?
In many circumstances, it is possible to place an Implant immediately after taking a tooth out. Please ask your dentist if it is possible. If there is infection around the tooth or lack of enough bone the implant can not be placed immediately.
How many teeth I can replace with Dental Implants?
Implants can replace as little as one tooth or as many as all the teeth. It can esthetically replace a front tooth or back teeth. Full mouth implants can be used instead of a full denture to replace all missing teeth. In some cases, implants can be used to support a full denture as well.
Do you place implants yourself at Laird Dental?
At Laird Dental, we are trained and experienced to place Dental Implants in the bone and placing the tooth part on top. We do not need to refer you out for this procedure. After placing thousands of Implants over 30 years of dentistry, we are confident that we will provide you with the best esthetic and functional treatment for your missing teeth!