Are you missing one, several or all of your teeth? Tired of gluing in your smile? Wish you could quit worrying about whether or not your teeth are going to come out? At Richmond Hill Smiles, we are proud to offer implant dentistry, a newer advancement that allows dentists to securely and permanently replace the missing teeth in a patient’s smile. Not sure if dental implants would be right for you? We would be happy to provide a consultation to determine if you are a candidate for implant dentistry.
Dental implants are a relatively new form of restorative dentistry, allowing your dentist to replace your entire tooth artificially, root included. With dental implants, the posts actually fuse with the bone, becoming part of the patient. Dental implants are comprised of three parts, which include;
The implant is used as an artificial tooth root and is a tiny post which is surgically attached to the jawbone. As the implant heals, it fuses with the bone, becoming part of the patients smile.
The abutment is placed once the implants have healed, and it is used to secure the prosthetic restoration to the implant, providing a secure smile.
The prosthetic restoration is the actual artificial tooth/teeth of your new smile. Dental crowns, partials, bridges, and even dentures may be used depending upon a variety of factors.
When it comes to replacing missing teeth and restoring smiles, implant dentistry has a few benefits, including:
Ready to replace your missing teeth and restore your smile with dental implants? Contact Richmond Hill Smiles today. Our dentist is always happy to see new patients and would be thrilled to examine your smile and overall oral health to determine if dental implants are your best choice.