Dental Implant Treatment

West Branch Dentist

Implantation

Implantation is the first stage in a two-part process that provides a long-term solution for tooth loss. The dental implant, a small titanium post, is gently placed into your jaw by our doctor. This post functions as an artificial tooth root. As it heals, the implant will fuse with your natural bone, creating a strong, secure foundation for the replacement tooth or denture. Throughout the process, our team takes great care in ensuring your optimal comfort. We want you to have an excellent implantation experience as well as beautiful results.

Dental Implant with Replacement Crown

A replacement crown is a prosthetic tooth that is attached to the dental implant. This crown is custom-designed to look and function like one of your natural teeth. In some cases, a temporary crown may be utilized to provide aesthetic and functional benefit while your implant heals. Once the implant has fully healed, the custom-crafted permanent replacement crown is affixed, restoring the fullness and functionality of your smile. Replacement crowns are a great option for replacing any number of teeth.

Implant-Supported Dentures

Implant-Supported Dentures provide a another teeth replacement option that can be a great alternative to conventional dentures. Our dentist will recommend a teeth replacement plan based on your individual needs and preferences.

Removable Implant-Supported Dentures provide replacement for all upper and/or lower teeth. They can be removed for cleaning like conventional dentures, yet are far more secure than unsupported dentures. These dentures can be attached with as few as 4 implants, though are more secure with additional implants. Our dentist will advise you on how many implants are best for your removable Implant-Supported Dentures.

Fixed Implant-Supported Dentures also replace all upper and/or lower teeth. These dentures are permanently anchored to your Dental Implants. They are used to replace a full set of teeth and can be helpful in preventing bone loss. The strength of dental implants provides an ideal anchor for dentures that will not become loose or slip within your mouth.

Implant Secured Partial Fixed Dentures are a type of bridge that is anchored to one or more Dental Implants. A standard bridge is a type of partial denture that replaces one or more teeth. The standard bridge secured to surrounding teeth. With Implant Secured Partial Fixed Dentures, the implant provides the anchor, so your natural teeth are not compromised by your teeth loss solution.