A new tooth root is created by placing an implant in the location of your missing tooth. A dental implant is made from a surgical grade of titanium and resembles a small screw.
Your dental implant is placed into your bone and gum tissue during an oral surgery procedure. After a healing period the abutment (post) is placed within your implant allowing the placement of a dental crown that restores your tooth structure above your gum line.
Your oral health is threatened the longer you delay tooth replacement. Dental implants are a secure and long-lasting solution for restoring full tooth function after tooth loss.
Your implant treatment is more secure than tooth replacement with dentures or a dental bridge. Your dental implant maintains the health of your bone and gum tissue as it creates a new tooth root.
An implant creates a new tooth root. Your dental implant is crafted from titanium and looks like a small screw making it capable of being surgically placed into your jawbone.
Following a healing period, the abutment (post) is placed inside your dental implant. The abutment holds your new tooth structure (a dental crown) that will be placed above your gum line.
Your new tooth (dental crown) is secured to the abutment (post) that's within your dental implant. Your new tooth structure enables you to eat, chew, and smile with confidence.
I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Biology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, then I went on to achieve my Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis.
I attended Georgia State University for my undergraduate studies, then I received my Doctor of Medical Dentistry at the New York University College of Dentistry.
Stephanie Fransoso was born in Portland, Maine but spent the majority of her years in Evans, Georgia. Upon high school graduation, she attended Auburn University in Alabama and majored in Biomedical Sciences: Pre-Dental.
The condition of your oral health, your tooth loss details, and the health of your bone and gum tissue determine the amount of your financial investment in implant treatment.
Cash, check, and major credit cards are accepted. Long-term financing is also available via Lending Club.
It's essential that you maintain your oral health and view it as a long-term health investment. Tooth replacement with dental implants restores your tooth function for long-lasting effectiveness.