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Dental Implants in Austin TX

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Dental implants are one of the finest ways of replacing missing tooth. Dr. Steve Flores has acquired extensive training and is an expert in performing dental implant surgery. Dr. Steve Flores carries his treatment from Periodontal Health Professionals LLC based in Austin, Texas.

Dental Implant Procedure in Austin

Your dentist will perform surgery to anchor the artificial root into the jawbone by placing titanium posts. The surgery is done in the dental office with local anesthesia. The gums are secured over the implant until it fuses with the bone. The dentist further attaches an extension post to the implant. Finally, crowns will be cemented on the implant. Can anyone receive dental implants?

Consult your dentist and make sure you are a candidate for a dental implant. You should be in good health and should have sufficient bone structure and healthy gums to withstand the implant. However, there are some limitations where one cannot undergo a dental implant. If an individual is having certain ailments like heart disease, diabetes, clenching the teeth and hypertension, then dental implants are ruled out. Additionally, people who smoke or consume alcohol may not be ideal candidates. In such cases, the success rate of dental implants reduces dramatically.

Duration of Dental Implants Procedure

The treatment may last up to nine months. This varies from person to person taking into consideration several factors like age, structure of the gums, the condition of adjoining teeth and general health. If the patient has good bone quality, then the implant can be placed in a single visit. In exceptional cases, if the bone quality has deteriorated then such patients may need bone grafting.

Dental Implants - Care and Precautions

Dental implants do require good care and maintenance. Poor oral hygiene is one main cause why some implants fail. It is very important that one should brush and floss regularly. Your dentist will also advise on how to care for your new implants. Visit your dentist yearly for a regular dental checkup.

Cost of Dental Implants Procedure

Though the treatment is a costly affair, it depends on the material used, dentist experience, the location of practice, an insurance policy. Consult your dentist prior to undertaking the treatment.

If you want to know more about dental implants, cost, treatment, healing period then kindly make an appointment with Dr. Steve Flores who is available for consultation during office hours.

Why Dental Implants

We already know that dental implants are very strong, durable, and long-lasting restorative procedure. It also helps in preserving and stimulating bone growth by holding teeth stronger. After healing, the dental implants is completely secured with the jaw bone and functions like natural teeth.

The life of dental implants can last around 40-45 years and improves your oral health. Dental implants are completely safe to use because it is made up of a titanium material which is accepting the body and fuse with the jaw bone easily without harming the bone structure.

Why Dental Implants Austin Texas

Replacing a Single Tooth Austin TX

If you lost a single tooth, then dental implants treatment will help you restoring missing tooth. Other dental restorative procedure like bridges, flippers requires some support to restore missing tooth. But dental implant directly integrates with your jawbone and makes to hold teeth stronger.

It is very easy to clean and maintain single implant teeth compared to dentures, bridges etc. Dental implants are important to clean because the gums may affect with periodontal disease and slowly starts receding below the gumline thus making artificial teeth unstable to hold by gums, which leads to failure of implant teeth. Always keep your teeth clean and maintain regular visit to our dental clinic Periodontal Health Professionals for an oral health checkup.

Replacing Missing Tooth Austin TX

Replacing Multiple Teeth Austin TX

If you want to replace single or multiple missing teeth, dental implants are an amazing solution to restore all missing teeth permanently without affecting nearby adjacent teeth. For multiple teeth restoration, you can use Implant partial dentures or complete dentures. It looks and functions like natural teeth which are the required end result and foundation for permanent tooth restoration.

Replacing Multiple Teeth Austin TX

Full Arch Replacement Austin TX

Full arch replacement is also called as complete implant dentures procedure. It is especially required for older age people where they lost their entire tooth in their lifetime. Since normal dentures will support them for a limited lifetime and should often be replaced every 6 years. But using full arch replacement using dental implants to either upper jaw or lower jaw is the permanent solution to completely fix with the jawbone.

Full Arch Replacement Austin TX

Teeth Care Austin TX

It is always necessary to keep your teeth and mouth clean for an overall oral health. With a poor dental hygiene, it can lead to severe dental diseases and may have chances of loosing tooth frequently. Especially for dental implants, it is required to maintain oral hygiene like (brushing, flossing and tongue cleaning) between teeth and gum line to restore healthy teeth.

We already know that dental implants can’t get cavities and sensitivity but, it is required to have oral hygiene to avoid gum related problems.

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