Enjoy a Functional Smile Again
Teeth are anchored to the jaw by roots. When a tooth is lost, so is the root that held it in place. That, in turn, causes bone loss in the jaw, which can eventually be followed by the loss of nearby teeth. Dental implants prevent bone loss and the loss of other teeth by mimicking the natural structure of teeth—on top is the replacement crown while below is the implant post. The implant post is typically made of titanium, a biocompatible metal that fuses with the jaw over time, similar to a natural root.
A Healthier Smile in Two Stages
Restoring one or more missing teeth with dental implants is a two-stage process. During the first stage, one or more implant posts will be inserted into your jaw, depending on your needs. Then, after some time has passed and your post(s) have had a chance to bond with your jaw, your custom-made restoration can be attached. Dental implants are a versatile restorative option and can be used to replace a single missing tooth, a full row of missing teeth, or anything in between.
Not every patient is a good candidate for dental implants, though. That’s why, if you’re considering dental implants, a consultation is very important. During your consultation, Dr. Ann Bonness and Dr. Richard Bonness can talk to you about your options. Your Camby dental teal can also talk to you about financing options. Financing makes dental implants more affordable to patients with serious needs but without a corresponding budget.
Experience personalized dental care for a lifetime of healthy smiles. At Bonness Family Dentistry, our focus is always on you. Call our Camby, IN dental office today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Ann Bonness or Dr. Richard Bonness and discover quality care for your family dentistry needs. Our dental practice in Camby serves patients in Mooresville, Plainfield, Indianapolis, Monrovia, Martinsville, and the surrounding areas.