Facts about Dental Implants


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The Facts about Dental Implants.

Dental implants offer a permanent solution for tooth loss. Dental implants are the most advanced technology available for replacing missing teeth.  Although dental implants were first discovered in 1952, science and technology have made dental implants very predictable and successful. Multiple long term studies have shown the success of dental implants to be from 96% to 98%.  Dental implants owe their tremendous benefit and success to the fact that they are designed just like natural teeth. The titanium post is inserted into the jawbone where it acts like a natural tooth root. Then the abutment and porcelain crown complete the dental implant. This results in a replacement tooth that acts and looks just like a natural tooth. Dental implants do not damage adjacent teeth like bridges and partial dentures. Furthermore, dental implants fuse to the jawbone and stimulate bone activity. Whereas with bridges and partial dentures, there is tremendous bone loss. Age is not a limiting factor with dental implants.

What is a Dental Implant?

Establishing long term success for your dental implants.

The success of your dental implant comes down to two important factors- your dental team and you. Dr. Nugent is a local leader in the dental implant field. He uses extremely talented oral surgeons to place the implant because oral surgeons are the absolute best at surgical procedures inside the mouth. Be very weary of “one stop shops” for dental implants. Dr. Nugent realizes that he can only be an expert in so many areas. That is why Dr. Nugent utilizes a team approach to dental implants. Dr. Nugent’s oral surgeons handle the surgical aspects and Dr. Nugent completes the implants with teeth restorations. Working as a team Dr. Nugent can give patients the very best dental treatment.

In the past patients could not receive dental implants is they smoked, were diabetic or had poor jawbone levels. However, more advanced protocols have been developed that can give patients dental implants even when these patients were told in the past they could not receive dental implants.

Although your new dental implants can never get a cavity, it is still vital you clean your dental implant just like a normal tooth. Brushing and flossing will remove bacteria from around the dental implant and gum tissue. Brushing and flossing natural teeth has the same goal of removing bacteria from the natural teeth and gum tissue.


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