Nobel Biocare Dental Implants
Tooth loss significantly impacts your quality of life, affecting your ability to eat, your speech, and your beautiful smile. For several years, your options for replacing lost teeth were limited depending on the number of teeth you were missing. Today, at National Dental Sunnyside, you have more options, thanks to dental implants.
What are Dental Implants?Dental implants are a fairly recent addition to the available options for replacing missing teeth. They involve the use of small, titanium rods that are surgically inserted into your jawbone. Once placed, they rely on the fusion of your jawbone to the titanium rod (osseointegration), which creates a stable support for your replacement teeth.
Why We Use Nobel BiocareAt National Dental, we use Nobel Biocare dental implants. Nobel Biocare is leading the industry in implant manufacturing worldwide, and have been at the forefront of dental implant technology for 60 years. They aim to restore the quality of life for all types of tooth loss patients. They are constantly researching and developing new and better products. Their implants may be simple in design, but their strength and aesthetics are unparalleled. In fact, many of their implants have become industry standards.
Types of Dental ImplantsDifferent patients have different tooth replacement needs. Dental implants can be used to fit just about any need. There are several types:
Dental Implant ProcedureDental implants require a surgical procedure. On the day of surgery, we start with a local anesthetic at the surgical sites. If required, we can provide you with sedation to help you relax. We then make incisions in your gum tissue to expose the jawbone. Holes are drilled into the bone, and the implants inserted. Your gums are stitched closed around them, leaving just a small amount exposed above the tissue. You are then provided with temporary teeth and can go home to begin healing.
Healing will typically take between several weeks and several months, depending on the number of implants you had placed. As you heal, we will monitor your progress, ensuring that your bone is fusing properly with the titanium rods. Once you have completely healed, we then begin the process of your permanent replacement teeth. The abutments are placed on the ends of the implants and impressions are taken. These impressions are sent to a lab, where your custom teeth are designed and created. When they are ready, we will secure them in place with screws.
Benefits of Dental ImplantsThere are several benefits associated with dental implants:
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If you are missing teeth, whether it’s one or several, dental implants can provide you with a beautiful, permanent, new smile. Call National Dental Sunnyside today at (718) 925-3365 to find out if they are right for you.