What are Dental Implants?
Dental Implants are a specialized dental procedure. Patients in our office who choose to have an implant to help restore tooth loss will be referred to a specialist whose primary focus is implant dentistry. Our work with implants comes after the implant has healed. Our focus then is to place an integrated restoration within the implant. We work closely with the specialists to ensure a great final restoration.
Use Dental Implants to replace a tooth
An implant can be a replacement for a single tooth or the basis for a bridge. It can also be placed in a group to support a denture. Implants have a wide variety of applications and a very high success rate. The healing process and bone integration for an implant take time. This means successful dental implants can’t be rushed. Patients choosing implants should be aware that is very important to maintain good oral care to ensure the success of the dental implant. Good home care and regular hygiene cleanings on a regular schedule will ensure your implants are healthy and strong.
In our St. Joseph dental office patients can choose implants as a restorative option for a fixed, natural option to replacing a missing tooth, stabilize a denture, or complete a fixed bridge. Contact or call our office today to discuss your options for tooth loss at (816) 233-0142.