What is a dental implant?
Consisting of two parts, a dental implant replaces a missing tooth with a new root and tooth. The root is a titanium screw placed in the jaw bone and the restoration over it, usually a dental crown, completes your tooth replacement.
How are dental implants different than dentures?
Dental implants are often a permanent solution to missing teeth that can be cared for in the same way as your natural teeth. Dentures, on the other hand, are a removeable full or partial set of teeth. Dentures are also an appliance that require special care and can feel uncomfortable and bulky.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
During an implants consultation with our dentist, you can learn about the many benefits of dental implants. These include a natural feel and appearance, a proven longevity and high-treatment success rate, as well as the ability to enjoy any foods and social events.
Who can place a dental implant?
Because of his extensive training and advanced technology, Dr. Hamid Rouhani is able to perform an implant placement procedure at Bright Smiles Family Dentistry.
How much do implants cost?
The cost of dental implants varies according to the number of implants being placed, the experience of the doctor placing them, the amount of insurance coverage being applied and more. Financing and individualized payment plans are available, though.
Do dental implants hurt?
When receiving dental implants in Garner, North Carolina, you will receive a local anesthetic that can prevent you from feeling any pain during your procedure. You are welcome to speak to our dentist prior to your appointment, though, if you feel fear or anxiety.
How long do implants last?
When cared for and maintained properly, dental implants have the potential to last a lifetime. Routine checkups and daily oral hygiene are both important in this preservation of your new tooth.
Please contact our office at 919-661-4077 today to learn more and to schedule your next visit!