Dental Implant Materials
There can be a lot of customization in your dental implant procedure, including the materials used, the prosthodontic being attached, and the teeth being restored. Dental implants can be used to rebuild the root of one, many, or even all of your teeth. During your consultation with our team at Excel Dental, we will review the current status of your teeth, possibly discuss some future predictions and then create a treatment plan that is right for you.
A dental implant is a device that we surgically implant into your jawbone to serve as a new tooth root, once healed, it will be a firm post in your mouth that we can secure a new tooth to. The implant is designed similarly to a screw in size and shape, and like a screw, this can come with some variety in length and width. The implant we use is customized to your treatment.
Dental implants are available in two material options:
Prosthodontics with Implants
In addition to the material being used for the implant, there are options in the prosthodontic being used with the implant. During your treatment planning, we can discuss what device you want to cover the implant, it could be a dental crown, bridge or denture. This will depend on the number of teeth being restored and the number of implants being placed. Your treatment is entirely customized to you.
Implant Retained Denture
An implant retained denture is a considerable leap forward in comfort and function over traditional loose dentures. We can secure your denture using dental implants. This can be done in a few different ways including: