Dental Implants in New Era Dental
A dental implant is a small titanium screw that is placed in the jawbone where a tooth once was.
Dental implants are titanium screws that provide secure anchors for the placement of an artificial tooth or set of artificial teeth. Your replacement teeth will look, feel and function like natural teeth, allowing you to eat and smile with confidence.
Benefits of Dental Implants Include:
- No need to sacrifice healthy adjacent teeth to provide support for bridgework
- The look, feel, and function of natural teeth
- Allows you to eat virtually any type of food
- Preserves facial structure
- Lets you smile with confidence
- Prevents bone deterioration that might occur as a result of missing teeth
Dental Implants General Guidelines
|Number of Missing Teeth||Type of Prosthesis||Number of Dental Implants|
|Number of Missing TeethSingle Tooth||Type of ProsthesisSingle Crown||Number of Dental ImplantsOne Dental Implant|
|Number of Missing TeethTwo or More Teeth||Type of ProsthesisFixed Bridge||Number of Dental ImplantsUsually 2-3 Dental Implants|
|Number of Missing TeethAll teeth in upper or lower jaw||Type of ProsthesisComplete prosthesis: Removable snap on denture. Fixed denture. Fixed ceramic bridge.||Number of Dental Implants2-8 dental implants, depending on what type of denture or bridge the patient has selected.|
How Many Dental Implants Will I Need?
The number of tooth implants required will depend on the location and number of missing teeth, as well as the type of prosthesis (appliance) selected by the patient, either removable or fixed.
To learn more about our Dental Implants services at New Era Dental please give our office a call today or request an appointment online.
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