Covington Center for Family Dentistry provides a variety of restorative treatments to meet your dental needs. If you’re searching for a more reliable method of tooth replacement than traditional dentures, consider dental implants, which can be used to permanently replace lost or damaged teeth.
We understand that a number of occurrences can lead to tooth loss, including gum disease, which can greatly impact the health of your gums. Our dentists examine your teeth, gums and jawbone to determine the health of these areas and when you schedule an appointment with our team, we’ll discuss the permanent tooth replacement options that are best for your needs.
Permanent Tooth Replacement Can Enhance Your Life
A set of healthy, beautiful teeth can give you peace of mind and boost your confidence. Choosing to have a permanent tooth replacement procedure performed can benefit you by ensuring that any structural tooth or bone issues are addressed and corrected. This becomes the foundation for implants and crown placement.
There are several steps in the dental implant process. During the initial step of permanent tooth replacement, a post is inserted into the gum. The gum is given time to heal and during the next appointment, the replacement tooth, or crown, which very closely resembles a natural tooth, is placed atop the post.
Dental Implant Options
Single tooth replacement In this procedure, the dentist replaces a single tooth with an implant. The surrounding teeth remain untouched.
Multiple tooth replacement A dentist may perform this procedure, if a patient requires more than one implant. After several implants are inserted into the gum, crowns are fixed atop the implants.
Full-arch replacement A viable alternative to dentures, these implants are ideal for someone who is missing most or all their teeth.
Removable implant-supported overdentures Intended to create a stabilized, more functional tooth replacement option, patients who receive implant-supported overdentures will not suffer the drawbacks that might occur with traditional dentures.
It is important that you care for dental implants post-surgery, just as you would your natural teeth. Implementing healthy hygienic practices into your daily life will aid in preserving the life of your dental implants, as well as your overall health.
Schedule a consultation with our highly-trained staff to see if this method of permanent tooth replacement is the right option for you. Call us at (678) 306-6000 to schedule an appointment at our Covington, GA office or contact us online.
We look forward to getting to know you and your family!