Overview of Dental Implants

Oral Facial Reconstruction and Implant Center

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Overview of Dental Implants

If you’re receiving replacements for one or more missing teeth, it’s fairly safe to assume that you want your dental implants in Plantation to look and feel like real teeth.  Despite advances in dental care, millions of Americans have lost their teeth, mostly as a result of decay, periodontal disease, or injury. Fortunately, we have a solution for you.

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 What to Know

 Upkeep

It’s critical to keep the region around your dental implant restoration clean and clear of infection once it’s been finished. Just like teeth, dental implants can develop plaque and tartar. A professional cleaning program will be required to maintain them, whether you have just one tooth replaced by an implant or several. Some other things to focus on include:

  • Routine maintenance care at home and at the dental office is essential.
  • Inflammation of the surrounding tissues is commonly caused by excessive biting forces on the implant or bacterial infection. If you notice this, see the dentist.
  • If left untreated, peri-implantitis can lead to the loss of an implant.

Site Development

It’s not uncommon to lose bone surrounding an affected tooth when it’s time to remove it because it’s diseased. To make it easier to place a dental implant at a later date, various types of bone grafting can be done at the same time the tooth is removed.

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Are Dental Implants in Plantation on the Horizon for You?

Oral Facial Reconstruction is ready to help you achieve the best dental implants and to avoid significant complications with a complete clinical exam and examination. To understand more about the process of evaluating and treating your smile, please call us or fill out the contact form to schedule a consultation.