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Types of Dental Implants

Types of Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, whether due to irreversible decay or physical injury, a dental implant may be your best option for restoring the look and function of your smile. Our dental implants dentist in Los Angeles will recommend the treatment if other options, such as root canal treatment or a dental bridge, are not possible. In this case, it is important to know the different types of dental implants.

There are two types of dental implants that are approved by the American Dental Association.

Endosteal implants: these are the most common type of implant. They are surgically inserted into your jaw bone, and require time for the surrounding gum tissue to heal. After this period, which can take up to nine months, a second surgery is needed, wherein a post is attached to the implant. It is then capped with an artificial tooth replacement.

Subperiosteal implants: these implants are made of a metal frame fitted to the jawbone below the gum tissue. After the healing/fusing process, posts are attached to the frame and protrude from the gums, and then topped with an artificial tooth.

These types of implants may be available for those missing one, several, or all of their teeth.

Dental implants are only recommended for those with healthy gums free of disease, and those who are able to maintain their oral health. Patients may have to visit their dentist or specialist more frequently for a time after the procedure. Contact our dental implants dentist in Los Angeles to see if you are a good applicant.

 

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