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Dental Implant at Periodontal Health Professionals. LLC

Let's first start with the definition of Dental Implant. It is placement of an artificial tooth root into your jaw which can act a replacement to your missing tooth root. Dental implants can be made of pure titanium which is bio-compatible. Dental implant procedure is regarded as the best option and solution for missing tooth.

Why choose Periodontal Health Professionals, LLC?

Dental implant treatment is an area of expertise at Periodontal Health Professionals, LLC. Led by a periodontist we have successfully completed several dental implant procedures in the safest and simplest manner.

Is replacement necessary?

Apart from smiling, eating and speaking, dental implants can help you improve your facial appearance and your profile. Dental implants can also prevent bone loss to restore facial structure. There are many unfavorable consequences which can be developed if the space of missing teeth is left untouched after teeth loss. Missing gaps can increase the risk of tooth decay and gum disease due to food trap.

Right candidate for Dental Implant Treatment?

Dental implant can be the best option for people who have lost their teeth due to injury, gum disease, or due to any other reason. It is just that you may require sufficient jaw bone to support the implant that is placed through surgery. This is carefully evaluated by the dentist at Periodontal Health Professionals, LLC. Dentist may suggest various precautionary measures and the alerts which can affect your treatment.

Don't have enough bone?

It is essential for a patient to have sufficient bone to undergo dental implant surgery. However if you do not have enough bone you don't have to worry as there are many safe ways to overcome bone deficiency. Dentist may suggest and help you out in placing an artificial bone material or a sinus lift before placing an implant.

Steps involved in Dental Implant

There are many stages which are involved in dental implant treatment.

First stage involves placement of implant, and after the placement you will have to wait for few months as the implant and the bone needs to fuse with each other.

In the second stage an abutment is placed onto implant. After placing abutment a temporary crown is fixed onto abutment till the permanent crown is fixed over abutment.

Finally a permanent crown is placed which will complete the dental implant procedure.

Not finished yet!

More than the successful completion of dental implant procedure it is the time after the placement of dental implant which is crucial for life of the restoration. Dental implant needs special care in order to last long. You will be informed about all the tips and measures at Periodontal Health Professionals LLC, so as to take better care of your dental implants. After placing dental implants, a periodontist can develop a care plan to your implants. Frequent follow-ups with your dentist are very important in order to monitor the health of your implants.


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