Why Choose a Dental Implant?
Dental implants allow patients to regain fully functional and natural appearing smiles. Tooth loss can be caused by tooth decay, gum disease, or trauma. Dental implants are an alternative to ordinary dental bridges or dentures to fill in the gaps caused by missing teeth.
Dr. Neilson focuses on creating smiles that have the natural stability of real teeth. Tooth implant smiles look and feel authentic, and they maintain biological stimulation to prevent bone loss and that “sunken-in” appearance.
Common Uses for Tooth Implants
- Replacement of individual teeth. Dr. Neilson will place the tooth implant where your natural tooth root would be, serving as a sturdy foundation for a beautiful dental crown.
- Replacement of Multiple Teeth. IF you are missing multiple teeth or need extensive restorative dentistry work, we may recommend multiple dental implants and rebuild your smile with several dental crowns.
- Implant-Supported Dentures. We also offer dental implant-supported dentures. Your dental implants simply serve as an anchor to your dentures. Tooth implant-supported dentures offer major benefits, including less worry about the maintenance and inconvenience of traditional dentures. Our patients love being able to eat what they like without worrying about keeping their dentures in place.
What Are Dental Implants?
A tooth implant is a durable titanium cylinder that is surgically placed into the upper or lower jawbone. After placement, the implant will fuse with the jawbone until it is fully integrated and becomes part of your body. Dental implants can be restored with dental crowns, dentures, or dental bridges. Each tooth implant can sustain all of the bite force and ability of a natural tooth.