Where there are missing teeth or a missing single tooth surrounded by healthy dentition there are unique demands. The challenge is to reproduce both function and appearance, without involving your remaining teeth.
The hope of restoring something important that has been lost on the human body is an exciting possibility. With dental implants, it’s not just hope. It’s a reality!
With dental implants the dentist can offer replacement implant teeth that feel, function and have the appearance of natural teeth renewing your self-confidence and peace of mind. Dental implants fuse with the jawbone so forming a secure foundation for tooth replacement.
In our practice we have used Replace Nobel Biocare implants with great success for the past 12 years.
The first step is the placement of the titanium implant. The implant will remain covered underneath the gum for about 3 to 6 months. During this time the implant should fuse to the bone.
The second step of the procedure involves uncovering the implant and attaching a post.
The final step is the placement of your new tooth. With techniques that ensure optimal size, shape, color and fit, this replacement tooth should blend with your remaining teeth.
Following upper right second premolar tooth extraction.
Implant placement at extraction site.
Temporary abutment and temporary crown in place.
Permanent zirconia abutment in place, 3-4 months after surgery.
Permanent all ceramic crown in place.