A dental implant is a fine titanium rod or screw that’s placed in your jawbone during a minor surgical procedure.

Dental implants integrate with the bone and serve a similar function to your missing tooth root. They also help stimulate new bone growth and prevent your jaw from shrinking.

Dental implants can be used to replace missing teeth. Once the implant has fused with your jaw, it’s covered with a replacement crown or permanent denture that’s just like a natural tooth.

While dental implants are a more permanent alternative to removable dentures, not everyone is suitable. We may recommend a bone graft if your jaw is too small to support an implant.

Missing teeth can have a negative impact on your overall oral health, causing the teeth on either side to move out of alignment and become crooked. Dental implants are a permanent solution for filling gaps and restoring your natural smile.

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Caring for your Dental Implants

Dental implants need to be cared for like the rest of your teeth. If you do not regularly brush and floss artificial teeth, they can develop plaque and tartar. Regular visits to Beach Dentists will ensure your oral hygiene is continually monitored and managed.

Our experienced dentists will provide you with all the information you need about dental implants, including the costs and risks involved. This will help you ascertain if dental implants are the right dental solution for you.