Dental implants are a permanent and appealing solution to replace missing or extracted teeth. They are the standard of care. Implants are alternatives to bridges because no additional teeth need to be altered to place the new tooth.
The entire implant process is performed over the course of a few months. The implant must be allowed about 3-6 months to heal, and during this time the bone will form around the implant in a process called osseointegration. During this healing time you can have temporary so that you can eat and speak normally and maintain a proper aesthetic appearance for your smile.
Implants are a wonderful way to replace missing teeth and replace your smile! Call our office if you would like to learn more about implants.