Dental implants

Dental implants

Individuals across all age groups could have implants, with the only exception being growing children — there bone-grafting techniques for implants to be successfully placed even if an individual has a bone loss as due to gum disease.

 What are Dental Implants?

A dental implant is a unique titanium screw that fuses with the jawbone. Osseointegration is the process by which a dental implant combines with the bone. It entails a reliable connection of the implant with the abutment that supports the crown of the teeth.

When an implant replaces a tooth, it provides stability to the jawbone while avoiding damage to the teeth. It has been estimated that the long-term success rate of dental implants to be nearly 97%. By using an implant, you avoid the problems associated with other restorative dentistry methods, and you have the privilege of eating anything without discomfort.

An implant can efficiently serve as a replacement for a single tooth and as few as four implants can replace all the upper or lower set of teeth. The number of implants you require depends on the shape, quality, and size of your jaw bone.

Dental implants from Hylan Dental Arts can improve your quality of life and give you the confidence to eat or smile. Our dentists will teach you how to maintain it by brushing and flossing, just like your natural teeth. Contact us to discuss your options.