DENTAL IMPLANTS

Getting Dental Implants in Brooklyn, NY

If you have missing teeth, it’s safe to say that getting dental implants in Brooklyn, NY is one of the best options for replacing them.

Thanks to implants, you can enjoy an investment that:

  • Can last for the rest of your life
  • Strengthens the jaw and stabilizes the teeth adjacent to them
  • Preserves a natural profile and bite function
  • Can support restorations for single or multiple teeth
  • Are stronger than healthy, natural teeth

What are Implants?

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that’s made of a biocompatible material, such as titanium. Once inserted into the jaw, a process called “osseointegration” encourages new bone growth, fusing the root into the mouth. After full integration is achieved, the implant can support more weight than even the healthiest of teeth.

Dental Implants for Single and Multiple Teeth

When only one or two teeth need to be replaced, a single implant is used to support a fixed restoration such as a porcelain crown. This allows the new “tooth” to blend in with your smile in a way that’s as easy to care for as your other natural teeth.

In instances where there are several teeth in a row that need to be replaced, a traditional option would to be with a removable partial denture. After all, traditional bridges can only span the length of two or three missing teeth. However, implants make it possible to anchor longer bridges on top of just two implants, restoring three or four teeth at a time.

Implant Supported Dentures

Dentures can be stabilized by implants as well. This option provides denture wearers with a comfortable, secure fit day in and day out. Implant dentures can be of two varieties: removable, or permanently affixed in place. Removable overdentures mimic the design of a conventional “plate,” but snap on and off of the implant abutments for predictable comfort all day long.

What to Expect During Treatment

Getting dental implants requires a few different appointments over the span of 3-6 months. This allows adequate time for new bone to integrate with the artificial roots, making them a permanent part of your new smile.

Are our dental implants in Brooklyn, NY right for you? Schedule a consultation to find out if you’re a candidate for treatment.

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