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Dental Implants

Missing teeth? Loose dentures? Failing bridgework?
Read on to find out if dental implants may be the solution for you.

 

What are dental implants and how can they help?

Dental implants are attachments that allow replacement teeth to be fixed to the jaw bone.

Modern implants are made from a strong titanium and zirconium alloy. This roughened, biocompatible alloy enables bone to grow on the implant surface allowing them to integrate with the jaw bone.

Dental implants have a screw channel that allows various types of restoration to be attached, depending on the situation.

 
 
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A Single Dental Implant

For example, a single implant can support a single-tooth crown and sometimes a two-tooth bridge.

 
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Two Dental Implants

Two implants could support a three or four tooth bridge...

 
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...or help to retain a lower removable denture.

 
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Four or Six Dental Implants

Four or six implants are often enough to restore a full arch of teeth with a fixed bridge...

 
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...removable prosthesis...

 
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...or secure an upper or lower denture.