Dental Implants

Dental implants are a very reliable source for effective tooth replacement. Whether you have lost one tooth or many, implants can provide a permanent solution that looks and functions normally.

Dental Implants

Dental implants are a crucial solution for replacing missing teeth in Marshfield and Pembroke, MA. Acting as artificial roots, dental implants securely hold custom-made teeth in place. Implants cater to various replacement needs:

  • Single tooth replacement
  • Multiple teeth replacement
  • Full denture stabilization

Implants seamlessly integrate into the jawbone, stabilizing bone levels and preventing bone loss. This advanced dental solution ensures lasting support, functionality, and aesthetics. This advanced dental solution ensures lasting support, functionality, and aesthetics. Dental implants offer a superior alternative to traditional tooth replacement methods. They eliminate the need to modify neighboring teeth, preserving dental structure. Additionally, dental implants provide outstanding stability for dentures, promoting better overall oral health and comfort.

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  • What is the procedure for dental implants? Are dental implants safe?

    The dental implant procedure typically involves several key steps:

    1. Initial Consultation: Comprehensive exam and medical history review.
    2. Preparation: Potential tooth extraction or bone grafting if the jawbone is insufficient.
    3. Implant Placement: A titanium post is surgically inserted into the bone socket under local anesthesia.
    4. Healing and Bone Integration: The jawbone grows around the implant in a process called osseointegration, taking several weeks to months.
    5. Abutment Placement: A connector for the new tooth is attached once healing is complete.
    6. Artificial Tooth Attachment: An artificial tooth, matched to your natural teeth, is attached to the abutment.

    Dental implants are widely regarded as safe, with a high success rate of over 95%. However, risks exist, including infection, damage to nearby teeth or nerves, and potential sinus complications, particularly with upper jaw implants. These complications are rare and manageable, making dental implants a reliable long-term solution for replacing missing teeth.

  • What types of dental implants exist?

    Dental implants come in several types, tailored to different needs:

    1. Endosteal Implants: The most common type, placed directly into the jawbone and used with an abutment to hold replacement teeth.
    2. Subperiosteal Implants: Positioned on top of the jawbone under the gums, suitable for patients with insufficient jawbone who prefer not to undergo bone augmentation.
    3. Zygomatic Implants: Placed in the cheekbone rather than the jawbone, used when jawbone quality is inadequate.
  • What are the benefits of dental implants?

    Dental implants offer numerous benefits that make them a preferred choice for replacing missing teeth:

    1. Natural Look and Feel: Dental implants are designed to look, feel, and function like your natural teeth. This can significantly improve your smile and increase your confidence.
    2. Improved Oral Health: Unlike traditional bridges, dental implants do not require altering the surrounding teeth, which preserves more of your natural tooth structure. Additionally, implants help prevent the bone loss that occurs when teeth are missing, maintaining the integrity of your jawbone.
    3. Durability and Reliability: With proper care, dental implants can last a lifetime. They are made from materials like titanium, which integrate well with the bone, providing a stable and durable solution.
    4. Improved Comfort: Once healed, implants eliminate the discomfort of removable dentures, including poor fit and gum irritation.
    5. Easier Eating and Speaking: Implants function like your own teeth, allowing you to eat your favorite foods with confidence and without pain. They also improve your speech by eliminating the issues that poor-fitting dentures can cause, such as mumbling or slurring words.
    6. Convenience: Dental implants eliminate the inconvenience of removing dentures, as well as the need for messy adhesives to keep them in place.
    7. Improved Facial and Bone Features: Implants preserve natural tooth tissue by avoiding the need to cut down adjacent teeth for conventional bridgework. They also help restore your jawbone structure because they reduce the load on the remaining oral structures/teeth and preserve natural tooth tissue.

    Overall, dental implants are a beneficial solution for tooth loss, providing a functional replacement that can improve quality of life.

More Questions?

If you have more questions about dental implants, please contact our office and we will be happy to discuss further.

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