What is implant dentistry?
Implant dentistry is an area of dentistry focused on dental implants. This is a permanent tooth restoration procedure for patients who are missing one or more teeth. Your teeth have a major impact on your life- missing them can be detrimental to your overall health and happiness.
How long do dental implants last?
With proper care, dental implants may last a lifetime. This means practicing good oral hygiene habits, being careful what you eat/drink, and visiting the dentist every 6 months for exams and cleanings.
How much is a tooth implant?
Depending on the type of dental implant you get, the cost ranges from around $3,000 for a single tooth implant to around $30,000 for a full-mouth reconstruction.
What is Denture Stabilization?
Denture stabilization is the process of using dental implants to stabilize dentures. Some patients only require 2 implants to stabilize their dentures, while others may require up to 8. This depends on the size of their arch, as well as the quality of their jawbone.
Can you turn regular dentures into Snap-on dentures?
Yes, you can convert your traditional dentures into snap-on dentures. All you must do is attach the connectors to the dentures and have implants put in. This is one of the best upgrades you can make if you have traditional dentures.
What are used to stabilize overdentures?
At 5th and Olive Dental, we use traditional endosteal implants to stabilize overdentures.