Replace Missing Teeth with Dental Implants with Your Plano Dentist
Replace missing teeth permanently with Dr. Antoon!
When you lose a tooth, it’s important to have it replaced as soon as possible. A missing tooth can create a myriad of other dental complications, not to mention the impact it can have on a beautiful smile! Dr. Sam Antoon of Antoon Family Dental offers convenient and compassionate care for Plano patients and can help you fully recover your appearance with dental implant services. Call us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about this treatment.
A dental implant is a small titanium post that is implanted beneath the gum in the space left by the missing tooth’s root. Here, the titanium material promotes the growth of new bone tissue to help the implant bond with the jawbone, providing the utmost stability for the prosthetic tooth/teeth that will be affixed to the top. Nothing provides a sturdier solution to tooth loss than dental implants.
Dental implant placement is a delicate procedure that requires an expert approach. Dr. Antoon is highly experienced in this area of implant dentistry, meaning you can have the entire procedure completed in the comfort of our Plano office — no need for outside referrals or separate dental practices. That makes your life a lot easier when getting dental implants! Sedation dentistry offered by Antoon Family Dental will ensure that you will not feel a thing throughout the implantation procedure.
Implant-Retained Crowns & Bridges
An implant-retained crown or bridge replaces missing teeth when some or most of the teeth remain healthy and secure in the gum line. Tooth loss can cause the degeneration of the jawbone, which raises the risk of losing even more teeth. But, by choosing this comprehensive replacement option, you are helping to ensure your jawbone stays healthy and whole — thereby reducing the risk of further tooth loss, keeping your smile intact for years to come.
An implant-retained crown takes the place of a single missing tooth. It is fixed to the jaw and cannot be removed for cleaning or while you sleep. Implant-retained crowns can be made of porcelain, steel, gold, or other biocompatible materials. The bridge is a set of two or more teeth that replaces consecutively missing teeth. An implant-retained bridge can be fixed or removable depending on your preference.
When all or most of the teeth have to be removed, an implant-retained denture provides the ultimate in security and stability for renewed smile health. Traditional dentures, which rest on the gums, are associated with a host of issues — like discomfort, slippage, and difficulty eating and speaking. With dental implants, you do not have to worry about finding a denture adhesive that will keep your prosthetic in place.
Your teeth will be secured to sturdy implant posts, guaranteeing they will not slip or slide around. You won’t have to have an individual implant placed for each missing tooth, fortunately. Doing so would be prohibitively expensive and invasive. Dr. Antoon will put together a treatment plan that secures your prosthetic using as few dental implants as possible. And, because dental implants stabilize the jaw, the denture will fit just like they do on day one for years to come.