Angell Family Dentistry | Dental Implant FAQ's in Columbia Heights

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Dental Implant FAQ's
 

What is a dental implant?
A dental implant is a permanent new root for a missing tooth. It is a titanium screw that is placed into the jaw bone. An abutment and crown are then placed on the implant to provide a new tooth that is permanent and looks just like a natural tooth.

How are dental implants different than dentures?
Dentures are a removable set of teeth or partial set of teeth that need to be removed and cared for in a special manner. They can often feel bulky and are difficult to get used to. Dental implants are a permanent replacement for missing teeth that can be cared for just like natural teeth.

What are the benefits of dental implants?
Dental implants look and feel just like real teeth, they are permanent, you can eat the foods you want without any fear of embarrassment, and the procedure is very successful.

Who can place a dental implant?
General dentists that have received additional training are able to place implants their own office.  In situations that may require additional treatment, they will recommend you to an oral surgeon or another specialist that will perform the procedure.

How much do implants cost?
The price of your dental implants will vary based on the complexity of the implant and the additional treatment that may be needed to place a successful implant.  Schedule a free consultation with us to determine a price for your implants and a financing plan if necessary.

Do dental implants hurt?
No. A local anesthetic will be given before and after the procedure so that you do not feel any pain.

How long do implants last?
When cared for properly, implants should last a lifetime. Proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits are essential to the success of your implant.

 
 
 
Columbia Heights Dentist | Dental Implant FAQ's. Steve Angell is a Columbia Heights Dentist.