Dental implants are inserted directly into the jaw. Once placed, implants undergo a process called osseointegration, during which osteoblasts and connective tissue secure to tiny holes on their surface, holding them fast in place. Dental implants are the only tooth replacement option that addresses a tooth’s missing root.
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Dental implants are the strongest, most reliable, and longest-lasting tooth replacement option available today. This is, of course, reflected in their cost. If you are considering dental implants, cost may be at the front of your mind.
If you are missing one or more teeth, call Glendale implants dentist Dr. Donald Wilcox to learn how he can restore strength, beauty, and function to your smile. With dental implants, Dr. Wilcox is able to address both the missing tooth and its root, enabling him to help prevent jaw shrinkage and collapse, a common consequence of missing teeth.
In this short video, Glendale implant dentist Dr. Donald Wilcox discusses how long it takes to get dental implants. If you have questions of if you would like more information about replacing your missing teeth with this reliable and long-lasting solution, please contact Desert Smiles online or by calling 602-978-1790 to schedule a consultation today. Dr. Wilcox serves patients living in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Peoria, and all surrounding areas.
There are two primary options in dentistry today to replace a single missing tooth. A traditional fixed bridge requires a crown to be placed on each tooth adjacent to the missing tooth with a fake replacement tooth connecting the two crowns. The other option is a dental implant that eliminates the need to restore adjacent teeth. A
As someone missing one or more teeth, you may feel too embarrassed to smile and laugh. For this reason, the presence of missing teeth is bad for your mental and emotional well-being. But lost teeth are also bad for your oral health. Dental implants are an effective, durable and secure form of teeth replacement. Watch the video below to find out if you are a good candidate.
http://www.desertsmiles.com/In our quest to always provide the latest and best possible dental solutions, Dr. Wilcox attended a continuing education course at the Glidewell International Technology Center in Irvine California this past weekend. The course was focused on full-arch implant solutions including overdentures and the popular fixed zirconium restoration. Dr. Paresh Patel served as the instructor for the course.