in Pembroke Pines, FL
Today we have several great options to correct the problem of missing teeth, so you no longer have to learn to live or cope with missing teeth. One of the very best options is dental implants. Implants are tiny titanium posts placed into the jaw bone, providing a foundation for replacement teeth. Dental implant technology helps preserve the jaw bone, as well as give a more comfortable and natural looking smile; they are also the most stable form of replacement teeth available.
When are dental Implants used?
Dental implants are perfect if you are missing a single or multiple teeth. Implants can anchor bridges in place or support full upper and/or lower dentures. An implant is the closest thing there is to a natural tooth.
Implants are a three step process:
The implant is surgically implanted into the jaw bone. Because the implant is titanium, which is a biocompatible metal, the jaw bone heals painlessly around the implant and holds it strongly in place. This process will usually take several weeks to allow the bone to heal completely.
Next, an abutment is placed on top of the implant, providing a surface for the final cemented crown.
A customized “tooth,” or crown is designed with the right size, shape, and color to blend in with your other teeth, and placed on the implant. At this point, your new implant will be almost impossible to tell apart from a natural tooth or teeth. You chew, smile, and talk with no noticeable differences.
Implants are a perfect solution if you are missing one tooth or multiple teeth.