Dental Implants Hamden & Wallingford CT
What are dental implants?
Whether you’re missing just one tooth or all of your teeth, dental implants are the most preferred teeth replacement method by both dentists and patients. In the category of both restorative and cosmetic dentistry, they have the unique ability to restore the feel and function of teeth while creating an aesthetically natural look. They are made of three parts: a titanium screw that is placed in the jawbone, an abutment that connects the implant to the crown, and the crown, the part that appears above your gum line.
Are you a candidate for Dental Implants?
Approximately 125 million Americans are missing a tooth and most are good candidates for dental implants. Missing a tooth can be stressful and embarrassing, but you are not alone, and dental implants may be a perfect solution for you. Schedule a consultation with us, and we will examine your mouth and discuss the following considerations:
- Are you missing teeth?
- How healthy are your gums?
- Do you have enough jaw bone to support an implant?
- Would you like to avoid further bone loss?
Get that smile you've always wanted!
For more information on Dental Implants or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Conforti, Dr. Johnson, Dr. Salomon, Dr. Steinbacher or Dr. Matton, contact us today!
Dental Implant FAQs
How long do dental implants last?
Dental implants, if properly cared for, can last a lifetime. Maintaining excellent oral health habits—brushing twice and flossing once daily—is key to long-lasting dental implants. Drs. Conforti, Johnson, Steinbacher, Salomon, and Matton partner with your general dentist to form a treatment plan customized to your needs and concerns, using advanced technology and the latest techniques. We do everything possible to ensure that the dental implants we place every day last a very long time.
Are dental implants worth it?
Definitely! Losing a tooth can damage your oral health and sometimes even your confidence, but our outstanding team of oral surgeons is here to help. Dental implants have become the standard treatment for missing teeth because they look and function 100% naturally. You can say goodbye to slipping dentures and dietary restrictions as we restore your smile and overall well-being with expert implant techniques here in our state-of-the-art implant center. Gentle, thorough, and superior care is our top priority, and we look forward to being your dental implant team.
What are the side effects of dental implants?
There are very few risks. Dental implants have been utilized for over 3 decades and have a success rate of up to 98%. The potential for side effects is extremely low and much like that of other minor surgeries – infection, injury to adjacent teeth, etc.
What are dental implants made of?
The actual implant is a screw made of titanium that we place in your jaw. A complete dental implant includes three pieces: the titanium screw, the connector between the implant and crown, and the crown which is visible and looks like a tooth. Once we have placed your implant, your general dentist will complete the process by placing the final crown.
Can I drive after dental implant surgery?
If you do not undergo IV sedation, then you may drive after your dental implant procedure.
Cost of Dental Implants in Hamden, CT
Since dental implants outlast other tooth replacement approaches, such as bridges and dentures, by several decades, we believe them to be the most affordable choice. Their upfront cost may be more, but their longevity makes them the wiser option in the long run. We understand that every situation and budget is unique, and we are prepared to discuss our available financing options and your insurance benefits at your consultation. Book an appointment with us today! Hamden Office Phone Number 203-281-3737
For more information on Cost of Dental Implants or to schedule an appointment with our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, please call our Hamden office at Hamden Office Phone Number 203-281-3737
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