Dental Implants in Palm Beach Gardens
We offer dental implants in Palm Beach Gardens that provide outstanding support for prosthetic tooth replacements, bridges, and crowns that look and work like your natural teeth. For patients that have lost teeth due to tramatic injury, periodontal disease, or other causes, dental implants provide a second chance to make a positive first impression at work, in social settings or relaxing at home. Many of our patients are discovering that dental implants are the best option for their dental health and appearance.
What are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are titanium posts that are embedded in the patient’s jawbone. Dental implants act as roots to secure either a single tooth replacement or allow for an anchor in a dental restoration piece which keeps them securely in place. Dental implants are permanent dental replacements that are the most like natural teeth.
What are the benefits of Dental Implants?
Dental implants improve the health of patients by providing added support for the teeth surrounding gaps or problem areas of their smiles. One of the main benefits dental implants allow is the ablity to chew food more effectively and, in some cases, speak more clearly. Dental implants are a longterm permanent solution for a single tooth replacement to a full-mouth restoration. Unlike any other form of dental restoration, dental implants are the most natural, stable option that preserves the bone allowing for extented dental health preservation of the patient. Unlike natural teeth, dental implants will not decay or become discolored due to various types of prescription medications. Patients also report increased self-confidence and enhanced self-esteem after having dental implants.
Am I a Candidate for Implants?
Dental implants are suitable for most patients with strong bones in their jaw or with minimal gum degeneration. Scheduling an appointment with our office is the best way to determine if you can benefit from these advanced dental options.
What are Dental Implant Procedure Steps?
The dental implant procedure will begin with an initial assessment, dental implant placement, a healing period to ensure the jawbone has adheared to the implant and a final placement of the restorative piece.
- If it is not missing, the damaged tooth will first need to be removed.
- Then dental implant placement area will be prepared by the dentist.
- Next, the dental implant will be put in place.
- Along with prescribed medicine for the initial discomfort, a recommended healing time will begin based on the individual situation to ensure the post is completely adheared to the bone tissue.
- The patient will return for placement of the abutment after fusion of the dental implant post is complete.
- An impression is then taken of the abutment and the surrounding teeth to ensure the final crown placement will make for a comfortable bite.
- Next, the fabrication of the dental crown (based on the impression) will be created in the dental laboratory.
- The patient may be fitted with a temporary crown during the time the permanent crown is created.
- The permanent dental crown placement will happen after the dentist has ensured the color and fit of the crown.
- The final step in the procedure is cementing the permanent dental crown in place.
How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?
For patients worried about the cost of dental implants, the best way to find out about pricing and options for these procedures is to schedule an appointment with our dental implant experts. We can provide you with an accurate evaluation based on the current state of your teeth, gums and jaw bones. This will provide you with the best estimate for the cost of dental implants for you which will help you plan for these expenses more effectively. We offer affordable dental implants in Palm Beach Gardens to help you enjoy the benefits of these advanced procedures.
Does Dental Insurance Cover Dental Implants?
Some dental plans do cover a part of the cost of dental implants. If dental implants procedures are not part of your dental insurance coverage, it is worthwhile to check into the parts of the procedure that may be covered which will potentially save you money on the cost of your dental implants procedure. Patients without any dental implants insurance coverage can often start a payment plan on the affordable dental implants offered by our office.
Dental Implant Care
Caring for your dental implants after your surgical procedure generally involves gentle brushing around the area of the incision while waiting for those sites to heal. Once your crowns or bridges have been placed, however, you can generally brush and floss your teeth normally. These permanent implants are designed to function just like your natural teeth and will streamline the cleaning process for you.
How Long Do Dental Implants Last?
If your mouth is in good condition and you take regular care in cleaning and maintaining your dental health, your dental implants will last for many years into the future. Most patients can expect to enjoy 25 years of functional life from these dental options. To learn more about dental implants in Palm Beach Gardens, call our office to set up an initial consultation. We look forward to the chance to serve all your dental needs.