A missing tooth can impair your ability to chew food, change your speech or even make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. Today dental implants can be an excellent option for tooth replacement.
The dental implant treatment starts with a thorough examination of the area to make sure the surrounding bone structure is sufficient and healthy enough to anchor an implant. If too much bone structure was lost in your jaw when the tooth was lost, we might recommend a bone graft before or in conjunction with the implant placement..
This implant procedure begins by making a small channel in your jawbone. Then, a titanium implant is attached to the bone. Once the implant has fused with the surrounding bone structure, an abutment or a connector will be attached to it to allow for the fabrication of the crowns or attach a prosthesis.
If you have lost a tooth, you should call our office at 508.499.3566 to explore your replacement options.