Dental Implants

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Doctor Merriman provides her expert opinion on the dental implant process…

 

Dental implants are an excellent way to regain the beauty, function and vitality of your smile and have long term comfort with confidence.

Reasons for Dental Implants

Replacement of missing teeth

To support and anchor dentures

Benefits of Implants

Dental implants:

  • Are the next best thing to healthy, natural teeth.
  • Are built to last.
  • Are a long-term solution.
  • Help you enjoy life without worrying about your teeth!
  • Retain your natural face shape, and smile.
  • Protect healthy bone.
  • Keep your teeth in your mouth – not in a cup.
  • Help your speech.
  • Keep teeth in place – silently.
  • Allow you to eat your favorite foods!
  • Do not get cavities.
  • Protect your healthy teeth by avoiding bridges that use the adjacent teeth for support.
  • Are more predictable than other repair and restoration methods.

The Components of a Dental Implant:

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Dental Implant – A cylindrical or tapered post, usually made of titanium, that serves as a substitute for the tooth root

Abutment – A connector, placed on, or built into, the top of the dental implant, to connect the implant to the replacement tooth or teeth

Crown – A replacement tooth, custom made to match your natural teeth

 

 

 

 

Types of Implants

Single Implants                          Multiple Implants                Full Arch Implants
(replace single teeth)           (replace multiple teeth)      (replace all upper or lower teeth)

single tooth implant                          multiple tooth implant                                                    full arch implant

 

 

 

 

Like anything else, the success of your implants will be determined by the skill, knowledge and expertise with which they are planned. That is our specialty.

Call us today at 908-388-1177 for a free consultation to discuss how implants can be a part of your healthy mouth and beautiful smile.

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