Dental implants are a replacement for missing teeth. The implant provides the look and function of a natural tooth.
The implant is a permanent solution to the problem of tooth loss, and the procedure is usually divided into two parts.
First, the dentist will place a titanium post into the tooth socket to heal and fuse to the bone. After the procedure, the patient will take time to heal before coming in to have the tooth placed onto the post.
At this point, the tooth is ready to function like it normally would. Patients can treat this tooth the same way a real one when it comes to cleaning and care. Patients should always stay on top of daily brushing and flossing to help ensure that the implant and the rest of the teeth remain strong and healthy.
Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?
Any patient with a missing tooth or several missing teeth may be a good candidate for dental implants. The patient must be in great dental health before they can be a candidate for dental implants. To know if you are a viable candidate for this tooth replacement solution, please schedule a time to meet with our dentist to discuss your options.
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If you have more questions about how dental implants can benefit you or would like to schedule an appointment to discuss dental implants with a top New Orleans dentist, don't hesitate to get in touch with us today.