Are you missing some, most or all of your teeth? Do your missing teeth cause speaking or eating issues? Interested in a stable solution for restoring your missing teeth? With dental implants from Dental Serenity, near Woodbridge, VA, the permanent solution is here. We are proud to offer dental implants for our Dumfries patients that suffer from missing teeth and are looking for a permanent way to restore the appearance and functionality of a natural smile.
Dental implants are a form of restorative dentistry that is used to replace a missing tooth. They are ultimately an artificial tooth, comprised of an artificial root (a titanium post) and an artificial crown (a dental crown). They are a more stable, secure and permanent option in comparison to dentures or bridges. Wondering if dental implants are the right treatment for you? The most common uses are:
- To replace a dental bridge.
- To replace dentures.
- To restore missing or severely damaged teeth.
- To restore a tooth after it has been extracted.
Dental Implant Treatment
Before the dental implant procedure can be performed, certain patients may require bone grafting to ensure the implants are stable and will last. An oral surgeon or periodontist in Dumfries, VA will place the artificial roots into the jawbone. Once the fixtures have been placed and healed, the prosthetic crowns will be placed. Dental implants require proper oral hygiene as well to ensure longevity and optimal oral health.