Dental Implants To The Rescue

Dental Implants

Like crowns, dental implants are highly effective for the correction of various cosmetic and oral related medical conditions. Dental implants are titanium like posts similar to a tooth root, surgically implanted into the jawbone beneath the gum line that enables the dentist to mount a replacement tooth or bridge into a gappy area.

Our affordable dental implants are generally beneficial to oral health because they are not necessarily dependent on the other teeth like bridges. Smiles are simply the most beautiful thing about people so ensuring one’s oral health is quite important.

Dental Implants: How does it Work?

Implants are fused to your jawbone, so a stable support for your artificial teeth is guaranteed. Mounted dentures and bridges attached to your implants won't slip or shift in your mouth, this is important and beneficial while chewing your food.

Dental implants form a sure security for your dentures and bridges.  Individual crowns placed over implants have a relatively natural feeling compared to conventional bridges or dentures. In some cases of people with high denture sensitivity, ordinary bridges and dentures are just not comfortable or simply impossible, due to poor ridges and/or sore spots.

It is also important to add that ordinary bridges require attachment to the teeth on both sides of the void left by the missing tooth. Implants are more advantageous because no adjacent teeth needs to be prepared to hold the new replacement tooth/teeth in place.

To undergo our mini dental implants, there is need for a healthy gum and sufficient bone to support the implant. Serious hygienic commitment is also needed to keep these structures healthy.

In order to avoid a relapse, fastidious oral hygiene and cleanliness alongside regular visits to the dentist are needed for the long-term success of dental implants.

Implants are relatively expensive than other methods of tooth replacement. We offer cheap dental implants that are slightly less expensive than other places.

They also come in competitive prices and most insurance carriers often cover lower than 10 percent of the total cost.

Based on the position of the American Dental Association, these 2 types of dental implants are considered to be the safest. They are:

The Endosteal implants — these involves surgical implantation that is sunk directly into the jawbone. As soon as the surrounding gum tissue has healed up, a second surgery is required to connect a post to the initial implant. The final process includes an artificial tooth (or teeth) being attached to the post-individually, or collectively on a bridge or denture.

The Subperiosteal implants — here, metal frames are fastened onto the jawbone right underneath the gum tissue. Gradually as the gums heal up, the frame becomes more connected to the jawbone. The anchors that hold the implant in place penetrate the gum. Just like the endosteal implants, artificial teeth are then mounted to the posts.

Necessary oral care for your dental implants.

Healthy gums and adequate bones are the major requisites when considering implants. You need a healthy gum and a strong bone to form a base and support the implant. Thin or soft bones are usually unable to support an implant, in such cases a bone graft is required. Or if the bone height in the upper jaw is inadequate or the sinuses are too close to the jaw, there may also be a need for a sinus lift.

Dara Kimia D.M.D.         Herbert Schneider D.D.S.

Daniel Herrera D.D.S.     Brock J. Lorenz D.M.D.

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