Dental Implant Restoration
The Best Dental Implants
There are several different types of dental implants in the world, all of them able to help you replace missing or failing teeth. If you find yourself needing a dental implant, our team will ask: Which one? Root canals, bridges, implant-supported dentures, All-on-4 treatments? They are all dental implants, and they all work very differently to ensure that your damaged teeth are replaced. Our team of Hometown Dental dentists know all about dental implants, and we want to share that knowledge with you. We have compiled a list of some of the best dental implants that you can use, and why you would use them.
A root canal is one of the most common dental implants you can get, and it is an easy way to save your tooth. If the dental pulp inside of your tooth gets infected and goes all the way down to the root, then we will do a root canal. The procedure has our team cleaning out the infected tooth, filling the empty tooth with filling, and then sealing it up with a crown on top. With the filling and the crown, you will not need to worry about that tooth ever getting infected again.
If more than one tooth is damaged by decay and other problems, and your entire mouth cannot be saved, then we will push for an All-on-4 treatment. This has your entire mouth replaced with dental bridges holding up fake teeth, that are held up by 4 implants. One on each corner of your jawbone.
All-on-4 treatments are used as last resort, typically in patients who have bad oral hygiene or who are dealing with one of the last stages of periodontal disease. If your mouth cannot be saved by anything else, our team will work with you to build the perfect All-on-4 treatment for your mouth.
Implant Supported Bridge
If you are missing two or more teeth in a gap close to one another, then you can benefit from an implant-supported bridge. Instead of a traditional bridge, where the crowns on either side of your missing teeth connect to real teeth, they instead connect to implants. This allows for our dentists to replace several missing teeth in a row, without relying on adjacent teeth to support crowns.
The procedure to place the implant-supported bridge into your jawbone is similar to other implant procedures. The posts that hold the implants will be placed on your jawbone, and once they fuse together, we will place the crowns.
Finding Your Perfect Dental Implant
The perfect dental implant for you will depend on your scenario, overall mouth health, and what you need out of your implant. In all cases, your implanted teeth are fake and do not need to be cared for like regular teeth.
If you think your smile would benefit from installing a dental implant, then connect with our team at 971-287-3477 and we will get the process started after we give you and overall assessment to determine if it is the right option for you. Our trained Hometown Dental dentists will be able to help you pick the right implant for you, and get it installed quickly.