Quality Dental Implants in Leamington

Whether you're missing a single tooth or multiple teeth, it can significantly impact your smile's functionality and overall appearance. Not only can missing teeth leave you feeling less than confident about your smile but with questions on what your treatment options may be. At Leamington Dental Health Center, we're proud to offer dental implants to restore your smile.

We know that getting dental implants can be intimidating for some patients. That's why our entire staff works hard to create a relaxing and comforting dental environment to help you feel at ease. We're more than happy to answer any questions you have and walk you step-by-step through our Leamington dental implant process. Contact us today to schedule your consultation appointment!


What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are artificial replacements for your tooth roots. They're typically composed of an implant post, abutment, and restoration, like a crown. Titanium is one of the most popular options for dental implants because it's strong and biocompatible.

We work with a trusted specialist to surgically place your dental implant into your jawbone. After placement, natural tissue and bone will grow around the implant post in a fusing process called osseointegration. The result is a secure, comfortable, and permanent base for a wide range of dental restorations.

3 Benefits of Dental Implants

Countless patients across Canada receive dental implants each year. Whether you have a missing tooth or missing teeth, dental implants offer numerous cosmetic and health benefits that could help make a significant difference in your life, as it has in theirs. During your initial consultation, our dentist will discuss the benefits of dental implants and whether they seem appealing to you, including:

  1. Lasting decades with proper at-home care and regular dental checkups
  2. Preventing your remaining teeth from shifting out of place and causing dental complications
  3. Restoring your ability to properly and safely bite and chew

Am I an Ideal Candidate for Dental Implants?

Dental implants can be a suitable replacement option for adults. However, you need to meet certain conditions before safely undergoing dental implant surgery. Your jawbone must be healthy and dense enough to hold an implant for treatment to be successful. Additionally, your gums must be in good condition and free from infection and inflammation.

Our dentist will begin the process by conducting an extensive oral exam. They'll look at the condition of your teeth, gums, and jawbones using technology like x-rays. If we decide that you're an ideal candidate, we'll sit down with you and outline our suggested treatment plan. As part of the treatment process, we'll determine which of our restorative options is right for you.

Our Implant-Supported Restorations

During your initial consultation with our dentist, we'll determine which restoration is ideal for your needs. We'll consider various factors, including the number of missing teeth. Additionally, we use state-of-the-art technology like iTero® intraoral scanners to take detailed impressions of your smile. Some of the restorative options we offer include:

Implant-Supported Crowns: An implant-supported crown can replace a single missing tooth without damaging any adjacent tooth. Patients enjoy how natural implant-supported crowns feel, and with proper oral care, they can last decades of repeated use.

Implant-Supported Bridges: Implant-supported bridges are an efficient way to replace multiple missing teeth close together. A standard configuration is two implants supporting three teeth.

Implant-Supported Dentures: If you're missing an entire arch of teeth, implant-supported dentures can replace all of them. Although we can use this restorative option to restore the functionality and appearance of just one arch, our team can perform the procedure on both sets if needed.

All-on-4®: This restorative option is like implant-supported dentures. However, the crucial difference is that All-on-4 uses four implant posts to secure a denture in place. In comparison, a traditional implant-supported denture may take up to six posts.

Dental Implants FAQs

If you have questions about our Leamington dental implant services, our team is here to answer them. From breaking down how to care for them at home to framing how long the process will take, we're here for you. Some frequently asked questions about dental implants include:

Are Dental Implants Permanent?

Dental implants are meant to last decades of repeated use. However, they are the most permanent prosthetic dental replacement option. Dental implants can remain functional for decades with proper oral hygiene and regular checkups.

The cost of treatment is different from patient to patient. However, various factors can influence the cost of dental implant placement and restoration, including:

  • The number of dental implants
  • Location of the implant
  • The complexity of the treatment

The time it takes to place a dental implant can vary due to several factors, including the number of dental implants required and if pretreatment is necessary. On average, the entire process can take anywhere from six to nine months.

Your Place for Dental Implants in Leamington

At Leamington Dental Health Center, we're passionate about helping you get the beautiful and functional smile of your dreams. We accomplish this goal by leveraging our skills and experience to offer quality Leamington dental implants for you and yours. Call us today to schedule your consultation appointment!


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