How a Dentist Can Effectively Improve Your Smile with Dental Implants


Not everyone is fortunate enough to keep their teeth in pristine condition. Some might even lose a tooth or two due to different circumstances. Luckily, dental implants are available for those looking to get their smile back. Here is everything you need to know, so you can make an informed decision about getting them or not.

The Process

Getting dental implants put in is not a quick procedure. In fact, it requires multiple phases, because gums have to heal between each step before the next stage can begin.

First, an implant is placed in the upper or lower jawbone. After the gums have healed around these structures, an abutment is placed on the implant using a screw. Lastly, a restoration, or the part that looks like the actual tooth, is placed on the abutment and secured. Usually, the entire process takes around four to five months to complete. Read more from this blog.

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