After a careful evaluation of your missing teeth and oral structures and the creation of your unique treatment plan, each dental implant is strategically placed beneath the gum line. After the procedure for traditional dental implants, a recovery period of three to six months is necessary for the titanium structure to grow together with the jaw bone. The process, known as osseointegration, is what provides the ultimate in stability for the new tooth replacement.
The restoration phase begins once osseointegration is complete. A connecting abutment is attached to the top of each dental implant, and the prosthetic tooth is then affixed to the abutment. The result is a seamless, sturdy replacement that allows you to eat, speak, and smile without worry related to missing teeth or an ill-fitting replacement.
The benefits of dental implants are many, and include:
Many people who need tooth replacement are eligible candidates for implant dentistry. Good oral and overall health are key to successful dental implant procedures -- and the success rate for implants is currently higher than 95%.
Are you curious about your own eligibility for dental implants? Our team of implant experts would love to help you enjoy all the benefits of comprehensive tooth replacement. We welcome patients from Evergreen and the surrounding areas of Golden, Idaho Springs, Conifer, and Bailey. Schedule an appointment today!