Replace missing teeth with dental implants, also known as implant dentistry. An efficient and durable solution for missing teeth. It is one of the many dental treatments Dr. Ameli uses to help patients achieve their dream smile.
Dental implants are a small, bio-compatible fixture. They can be inserted into your jaw bone at the site of a missing tooth or teeth. A prosthetic crown is then attached. This gives your smile a natural and healthy appearance.
If you would like to know more about implant dentistry from ARID Newton-Wellesley. Download our free guide today!
|Also known as:||tooth implant, fake tooth, replacement tooth, implant tooth, implant, tooth replacement, implantation dental.|
|Desired results:||People want dental implants because they feel self-conscious or uncomfortable with their smile. Dental implants are a long-term solution that look and feel like natural teeth.|
Or perhaps you’re wearing a denture? Or about to lose all of your teeth due to gum disease? Missing teeth not only look bad, they also affect your ability to eat. With implant dentistry, you can replace an entire tooth. You can also look after your jaw, remaining teeth and bite.
Losing one or more teeth will lead to chewing disorder. This can have a significant influence on the rest of your body. It can lead to esthetic problems and can create many speech problems.
A dental implant is a small and bio-compatible fixture. It is inserted into your jawbone at the site of a missing tooth. The implant becomes a durable and strong replacement root. A prosthetic replacement tooth is then attached to the root.
Maybe you suffer from a missing tooth. An implantation dental procedure may be beneficial for you. Replacing teeth improves function, appearance and your self-confidence.
ARID is based in Newton-Wellesley and servicing the wider Boston area. We are a team of board-certified specialists who can help treat your missing teeth.
Dental implants and the prosthetic tooth replace the whole tooth. There is no better way to replace one or more missing teeth.
This treatment takes care of your jawbone health. If you lose a tooth the jawbone around the missing tooth starts to waste away. Placing a dental implant at the site of the missing tooth gives the jawbone something to fuse with. This prevents losing jawbone density.
There are three parts to what is described as an implant tooth:
Replacing one tooth can prevent other teeth becoming loose and falling out.
Dental implants are the ideal tooth replacement. This is because the implant lasts a lifetime. The prosthetic tooth will be changed every 10-15 years. Which is dependent on your oral health.
The procedure for replacing missing teeth by implant-supported crowns involve several stages:
Located half an hour outside Boston, ARID Newton-Wellesley can treat all your dental needs under one roof. We pride ourselves on offering great service at our state-of-the-art practice.
Our highly qualified team maintain a patient-centered approach. Speak to us about whether or not dental implants are right for you.
If you need implant dentistry, or other cosmetic and restorative treatment, ARID Newton-Wellesley can help you.
Are you suffering from a missing tooth or teeth? Or have you had a tooth removed? We recommend you seek the advice of a board-registered prosthodontist or periodontist. Our team works in both implant dentistry and reconstructive dentistry. Contact us to see if this procedure can be beneficial to you.
To request a dental implants consultation with our board certified prosthodontist, Dr. Ameli, please contact us today.
Am I a good candidate for this treatment?
Before treatment patients must complete a medical/oral health assessment. This will determine if the implant placement procedure poses any risk. It will also determine if any negative factors exist. These could affect the healing potential of either jaw bone or soft tissues.
Who can receive tooth implants?
Patients who are medically fit to participate in a general oral surgical procedure.
Who should consider getting this treatment?
Patients with medical or other conditions* must evaluate the risks. Your medical condition may interfere with the healing process. If you have one or more missing teeth, you should consider treatment.
*e.g., connective tissue disorders, steroid therapy, bone infections, osteoporosis, bone density loss, or cigarette smoking.
I’ve previously been told I’m not qualified for an implant
If you do not have enough bone for implanted teeth, you may want to consider having a consultation. This can be done with a board-certified prosthodontist. They will also be a board-certified periodontist or implantologist.
Dr. Ameli is a board-certified prosthodontist.
Which dental specialist has training in dental implants?
The mission of the American Board of Prosthodontics is to certify individuals who have demonstrated special knowledge and skills in prosthodontics. Therefore, we recommend you seek the advice of a board-registered prosthodontist or periodontist.
After careful examination and detailed evaluation of both arches using advanced dental-imaging-software (NobelClinician Software®). Dr. Ameli could help the patient to regain their confidence and feel renewed. Having fixed prosthesis anchoring to her dental implants, and not be embarrassed due to wearing dentures.
What precautions should I take for implant treatment?
Implant Dentistry should not be used in patients who have inadequate amounts of bone. This is to let placement of implants in sufficient size and numbers to support their biomechanical loads.
Mechanical failures, including fatigue fracture of implants, prosthetic screws, and/or abutment screws, may occur. This happens if dental implants are to small in size or number to support their biomechanical loads. This may also happen if the implants are not properly positioned.
To reduce the risk of overload or fatigue failure, your board-certified specialist will place the implants. They will design prosthetics to accommodate the physical or medical conditions of the patients. Such as bruxism (i.e., grinding or clenching of teeth) or poor jaw relationships.
What are the benefits of replacing missing teeth?
Things you need to know before getting dental implants
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