Dental Implant FAQs

A dental implant is a permanent solution to a missing tooth. It is a titanium screw that is placed into the jaw bone with an abutment and crown on top of it. Dental Implants are cared for just like your natural teeth and are an aesthetically pleasing solution to a missing tooth or multiple teeth.

How are dental implants different than dentures?

Dentures, or partial dentures, are a removable set of teeth that need to be taken out of the mouth daily 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 allow you to eat the foods you want without any fear of embarrasment.

Who can place a dental implant?

Dr Koheil is a board certified prosthodontist and has years of experience with placing dental implants. He is happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have about implants or the placement process.

How much do implants cost?

The price of your dental implant will vary based on the type of implant that is recommended, or how many implants that need to be placed. Our front office manager Tisha will be happy to answer any questions you have about insurance coverage or payment plan options.

Do dental implants hurt?

A local anesthetic will be given before the procedure so that you do not feel any pain. If you have any anxiety or fear we encourage you to discuss sedation options with the Doctor. It is our ultimate goal to make you feel comfortable and confident in the treatment you seek at our office.

How long do implants last?

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

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