What are Dental Implants?

Missing or losing a tooth can make you feel much older than you really are, but with the availability of dental implants, there is no reason for you to endure the awkwardness of a missing a tooth.

You can repair severely damaged teeth with dental implants. They are structured of two parts, the alloy post attached to the jawbone, which substitutes the tooth’s root, and the restoration, which replaces the tooth itself. A dental restoration (porcelain crowns, dental bridge, partial denture, etc.) is secured to the top of the tooth implant, reconstructing your existing smile and giving you the performance and balance you need to chew, laugh, and smile easily.

Dental Implant Technology

Dental implants have been utilized for over 20 years to anyone who has lost their natural teeth. Implant technology is so progressive now that a favorable outcome is almost always assured, especially under the practiced hand of our Sugarhouse dentist, Dr. Allan S. Thomas. It is the safest and simplest & nicest way to replace a missing tooth or a tooth you can no longer salvage. If suitably taken care of, implants can last permanently. They can be the best investment you will ever make. Talk to us about the benefits of dental implants and exciting advances in implant technology.

Those who live in the Sugarhouse area of Salt Lake City should contact Allan S. Thomas DMD today to make a dental implant appointment.

Benefits of Implant Dentistry

Living with missing teeth can be embarrassing. It hinders the way you eat and tarnishes your natural smile. Neighboring teeth may drift and bone loss can happen at the source of the missing tooth. You may also be limited to select foods. Implant dentistry in Allan S. Thomas DMD can restore your dental health by allowing you to eat regularly, smile with ease and brush and floss regularly, just as you would with natural teeth.

Dental Implants Procedure

The titanium alloy implant, which serves as the new tooth’s root, is inserted into the space left by your natural tooth root. After the jaw and gums have repaired and established, a customized dental crown is then placed into the implant. Once finished, you’re ready to eat, drink and show off your smile. If you feel anxious about this treatment, check out the dental sedation options we offer to Sugarhouse.

Implant dentistry takes time to finish because the dental implant anchor requires time to combine to the bone before the replacement tooth can be attached to it. Every person and procedure is different, so recovery time ranges between a few weeks to a few months, or longer.

Contact Us Today

Patients who have one or more missing teeth affecting their smile should trust dental implants from Allan S. Thomas DMD. A natural looking implant will restore your missing tooth and give you a dazzling smile. Dental implants can be a lifelong solution to missing, decayed, corroded or cracked teeth. Your jaw and mouth can benefit from implants as well. Find out today if dental implants are the best solution for you. If you live the Salt Lake area, schedule an appointment at our conveniently located Sugarhouse office.

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