Dental ImplantsAn Overview
Dallas, TX area periodontist Dr. D. Bradley Dean offers many types of dental implants for patients that are missing a single tooth or an entire set of teeth. Dental Implants have many benefits but most importantly, they can improve your quality of life and self-esteem.
What Are Dental Implants?
A dental implant is a small titanium post that is implanted into the jaw bone. This post acts as a prosthetic tooth root which stimulates natural bone growth reducing the risk of jaw recession- a common side effect of missing teeth. Titanium is strong metal that is not rejected by the human body and can fuse easily with bone. Anywhere from one to eight implants can be placed to secure a new, custom made dental restoration.
The Benefits of Dental Implants
Dental implants have a very high success rate of over 95%. Unlike other tooth replacement options, they help avoid bone loss and gum recession. When directly compared to traditional dentures, they will not cause slurred speech, slip around in your mouth, or fall out. Implants are more comfortable and come with little to no food restrictions. When compared to dental bridges, teeth implants do not require the
Dental Implants Dallas, TX
Dr. Dean offers many different types of dental implants in his Dallas, TX area periodontist office. These options include cosmetic dental implants, removable and non-removable implant dentures, all-on-four dental implants, and implant supported bridges. The procedure for dental implants requires multiple visits over several months. After the comprehensive evaluation to see if you qualify for dental implants, Dr. Dean will schedule your surgery as soon as possible. Dr. Dean is licensed and trained to provide sedation dentistry. After the dental implant placement procedure, he will work very closely with your general dentist to assure you receive top quality care.
If you have any questions about the dental implant process or would like more information on the cost of dental implants, please contact our office where a representative can help you.