Dental Implants Surgery Huntington Beach
Dental implant surgery is a procedure in which the roots of missing teeth are replaced with posts, which can then support a restoration that looks, functions and feels just like your own natural teeth. It is an excellent, lasting alternative to other tooth restorations, such as dental bridges or dentures. Our expert in dental implants surgery in Huntington Beach can help you decide if dental implants are right for you.
Our Huntington Beach dental implants surgery expert will evaluate your smile and develop your treatment plan based on your unique needs. The surgery will be performed in stages and can involve more than one procedure. Some patients may need additional procedures, including bone or soft tissue grafts, to ensure a successful procedure.
Huntington Beach Dental Implants Surgery
The best candidates for dental implants surgery include those who:
• Are missing one or more teeth
• Have a fully developed jawbone
• Have adequate bone tissue
• Have healthy oral tissues
• Are willing to commit to the process
• Want a permanent alternative to dental bridges or dentures
During a dental implants surgery, the titanium implants will be secured in your jawbone. The bone fuses with the implants, which means that your eventual restoration will not slip, click or damage your other teeth. Implants can often be placed right in our office under local anesthetic. After our expert in dental implants surgery in Huntington Beach has placed the implant, your jawbone will need a few weeks to a few months to heal. Once the bone has fused adequately with the implant, an abutment will be attached to it. An abutment extends the implant above the gum line so that the new restoration can be attached.
While dental implants are designed to last a lifetime, they can become damaged. Take the time to maintain your dental implants in order to protect them and any remaining teeth. Good oral hygiene is critical, and you will need to continue to see our dentist for routine checkups. Avoid chewing hard objects, staining products or using your teeth as tools. Give us a call today to learn more or to schedule your appointment with our Huntington Beach dental implants surgery expert.
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