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4 Useful Tips When Shopping for Dental Implants

June 30, 2018

Dentist showing patient implant modelDental implants are fast becoming the most recommend tooth replacement option available. Unlike other forms of tooth replacement that only restore the visible parts of the smile, implant posts are inserted below the gums where they mimic the healthy function of natural tooth roots, giving patients the healthy function and stability they need. However, implant supported restorations do come with a higher price tag than other restoration options. That means patients need to consider shopping around for the best price options for their implant supported tooth replacement plans. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the things to consider when looking for the most affordable dental implant tooth replacement options to put the smile back on your face without breaking the bank.

Fort Collins General Dentist Dr. Lindsey Restores Missing Teeth

February 21, 2016

general dentistAlthough replacing a missing tooth is not optional—because not doing so can lead to serious oral and general health complications, to say nothing of the effect on your smile—there are several tooth replacement options to choose from. Two of the finest are dental implants and crown and bridge therapy. At Aspen Dental Care, Fort Collins family dentist Dr. Shiloh Lindsey and her team are skilled and experienced at rebuilding smiles with both of these procedures.

Replacing Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

July 15, 2013

dental implantAre you missing teeth and disappointed with the appearance of your smile? Instead of hiding your smile and living with your disappointment and embarrassment, give your dentist a call. They can help replace your missing teeth with dental implants.

Dental implants are one of the most recommended methods for replacing missing teeth. This is because it provides the sturdiest and longest-lasting results. The method is the closest to mimicking the structure of a natural tooth, creating a firm base and a life-like restoration. Your dental implant will be securely attached to your jawbone, so no one will be able to tell you were ever missing a tooth.

You’ll start by having a titanium post implanted into your jawbone. Overtime, the titanium will bond with your jawbone, mimicking the root of a healthy tooth. Your dentist will carefully craft a custom crown to complete the restoration, making sure to match the shape and color of your other existing teeth. Once bonding has occurred, the crown will be attached to the post, completing your dental implant procedure.

This isn’t the right solution for everyone because you need to have sufficient bone mass to support the implant. Your dentist will come up with the right solution for your smile. Dental implants can also be used to support dentures, giving them a more secure fit than ever before.

If you’re missing teeth and aren’t satisfied with your smile, give your dentist a call today. Dental implants may be just what your smile needs. Your dentist would love to help you restore your smile and improve your self confidence with missing teeth solutions.

"You far exceeded anything I expected. I felt the positive vibes the minute I went inside. I never thought I would say I enjoyed going to the dentist, but I did....even don't mind the coming major work to be done. I can't think of a thing to change." - Kay
"We always feel that not only are we getting quality care from you and your staff, but that you all help make the experience comfortable." - Marilyn
"Julia is great. Thanks also for calling me to let me know the start time would be delayed. Very considerate!!!!!" - Steve
"Michelle and Dr. Lindsey were wonderful and explained everything to me in detail (realizing I have a lot of work to do). Teeth and gums will be in much better shape on my next visit. THANKS!!!!!!"" - Charles

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