So you’ve lost some teeth and now hesitate to smile because of the gaps. If only you could go back in time and regain that full-toothed smile you once had. Guess what? With dental implants, you can!
For most patients, a tooth implant is the optimal replacement for both the root and crown of a tooth. They feel so natural that implant recipients forget that they ever lost a tooth in the first place.
A tooth implant is anchored into the jawbone with a sturdy metal post. It doesn’t wiggle around like dentures, and unlike a dental bridge, it protects healthy jawbone and prevents bone recession. After the post is completely enmeshed with the jawbone, the supporting device (called an abutment) and beautiful crown are firmly attached to the post. Some patients are able to undergo all three parts of the service at once.
If you’ve lost several teeth, you may be a good candidate for implant-anchored dentures. Talk to dentist McKay to learn more.
Another way to go back in time is to brighten your teeth to the brilliant color they were when you were a teen. There are several different types of tooth whitening systems, from same-day procedures to at-home treatments. Again, communicate with dentist McKay about your goals and budget.
Have you ever wished your smile looked like it did before you had any cavities? (Many of us can’t remember that far back!) Talk to us about tooth-colored fillings. White fillings match your teeth, and significantly improve your smile without crowns.
Perhaps you have chipped a tooth. We have numerous solutions to fix that problem as well. Talk to us about your goals for your smile. We look forward to formulating a custom treatment plan to transform your smile. Call today!
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