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 is 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. Unfortunately, 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. They are a great alternative to dentures.
Who can place a dental implant?
Your dentist may be able to perform implants in their own office based on their
training. Dr. Ahmed Koheil of Visage dentistry is experienced in dental implant procedures.
How much do implants cost?
The price of your dental implants will depend on a variety of things such as the level of experience of
your doctor, how many implants you are having placed, amount of insurance
coverage, and more. Schedule a consultation with us to get pricing for
your implants and a financing plan if necessary.
Do dental implants hurt?
No. A local anesthetic will be given before the procedure so that you do not
feel any pain. If you have anxiety or fear you should discuss sedation options
with us. Call us or text us at 720-863-7855.
How long do implants last?
When cared for properly, implants should last a lifetime. Proper oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist are vital to the success of your implant.