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Dental Implants

If you’re searching for dental implants in Pennsylvania, look no further than Pottsville Oral Surgery. If you’ve lost your teeth, you can regain the ability to smile with confidence again while having teeth that are fully functional and allow you to eat virtually anything.  When tooth implants are done properly, they appear natural and preserve the facial contours that make you recognizable to those you love.

It is said you don’t know what you miss until it’s gone. While this might be true when it comes to love, it’s also true of your dental health. With dental implants, you can have replacement teeth that look, feel and function like your original ones.

What Are Dental Implants (aka Tooth Implants)?

Physically speaking, dental implants are tiny titanium posts that are inserted into your jawbone where you have missing teeth. These small metal fixtures act as a root substitute. Thanks to the right chemical properties, the bone bonds with the titanium to create a strong foundation for the artificial tooth. From that point, small posts are attached to the implants, which extend beyond your gums to provide a strong anchor for your new tooth. Finally, we work in conjunction with your dentist to establish a treatment plan for your dental implants.

What Happens During Dental Implants Surgery?

During an in-depth consultation prior to any surgery, we’ll go over your options with you and ensure that you are a candidate for tooth implants. Then, when it comes time for the actual dental implant surgery, you’ll see it’s a two-step process.

First, implants are placed within your jawbone, and for the first 3 to 6 months the implants are slowly bonded with your jawbone.

Second, once the implants have bonded to your jaw, they are uncovered, and the small posts are attached, which will anchor the artificial teeth.

After this final step you will be referred back to your dentist to fabricate the teeth or dentures to fit the implant. From beginning to end, the process usually takes 6 to 8 months. Dental implant patients can lead normal daily lives during the procedure.

We’ve helped hundreds of patients just like you who have longed to retain, or regain, the pleasure of having natural looking teeth. If you would like to find out how Pottsville Oral Surgery can help you, simply contact us today. We’ll be happy to schedule a consultation so that you can learn more about how the process works and what you can expect with dental implants.