Questions & Answers About Dental Implants

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Dental implants are an amazing dental restorative option that has great results. This type of dental restoration allows for comfort & stability. Premier Dentistry offers this treatment to it’s patients as a treatment option.

What is a dental implant?

Dental implants are metal posts that are surgically placed below the gums. These posts fuse to the surrounding  jaw bone and allow for a crown, bridge or denture to be attached.

Can you really never get a cavity with an implant?

This is correct. You can never get a cavity on the implant, but routine dental care is needed for optimal gum and bone health.

Why would I want a dental implant?

Dental implants have a very high success rate and are often considered more predictable than alternative dental treatment options. A dental implant can securely hold a denture in place or be the support system for a crown or bridge for many years. Dental implants also allow the option for a single crown opposed to a bridge to replace a missing tooth.

Are you considering a dental implant for your restorative needs? Call today to schedule your consult. Dr. Kevin Jalali is happy to assess your dental health to see if you are a candidate for this amazing dental treatment option.