…gum disease or for any other reason, you may be a good candidate for a dental implant. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are placed in your jaw to hold an artificial tooth or dental bridge.
A dental implant completely replaces your missing tooth. It works – and looks – at least as good and often better than your natural tooth. It also feels just like the real thing, letting you eat crunchy foods that are good for you and giving you a smile you’ll be proud to show off anywhere.
They may also be used to anchor a bridge or to make dentures more secure. A great advantage of implants is that the replacement tooth looks and feels natural.
Dental implants can even replace several missing teeth, providing a better option than traditional bridges.
Successful dental implants require healthy gum tissue and a good underlying bone structure. As a periodontist, I specialize in gum and bone health and do hundreds of dental implants each year. I work collaboratively with you and your general dentist to make sure you get the high quality dental restoration you expect and deserve.
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