Dental Implants in Woodland Hills, CA
Replacing a lost tooth or unhealthy tooth is essential to a healthy mouth and a healthy body. Dental implants replace missing tooth roots with a titanium or ceramic implant. Then a fixed crown is connected to the implant, so it looks and functions as a normal tooth. Most dental implants are singular and do not involve the treatment of other healthy teeth. They allow for the replacement of missing teeth that can aid in chewing and functioning ability, as well as aesthetic concerns. In contrast, a bridge relies on the adjacent teeth for its support, which can weaken the teeth and compromise their health. Dentures can also prove to be unstable when eating and speaking, as they are not at all fixed to the bone and implants can be used a fixed option to replace dentures.
Implants at Kathy Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Kathy Daroee works closely with one of the best board-certified surgeons, who is Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology and Implant Surgery with 30 years experiences and has served as educator and researcher of Dental implant and trained other dentist for complex Implant surgery.
The surgical aspect and restoration of your treatment is planned digitally from A-to-Z prior start. The surgeon will place the implant into the jawbone by minimally Invasive technique by using microscope and guided surgery which is very important for the esthetic zone and smile line that allows a patient to gain their natural smile back. Often blood concentrates including platelets are used to harness natural healing potential of patients.
Immediate tooth replacement or Delay
-Unhealthy teeth can be removed and replaced the same day by a dental implant and bone graft, a provisional crown can be placed, so patients are never without teeth. Sometimes it may be necessary to delay the implant. In those cases, a bone graft is placed in the socket to avoid shrinkage after a tooth extraction and the implant is placed later.
-Sometime Depending on the height and width of the bone, bone manipulation procedure may need to happen before, or at the time of your implant surgery. Kathy Cosmetic Dentistry can either perform an open or closed sinus lifting technique. Open Sinus Lifting entails creating a window above the implant area through which bone graft is introduced. Close sinus lifting is done with the same hole created for the placement of implant.
Aesthetic Dental Implant restoration
After the implant has been placed, you’ll still need to get a restoration, or replacement tooth. An implant usually required the second post to extend between the implant and the crown, this is referred to as an abutment. To develop the most natural crown contour we utilize a customize abutment which is manufactured by the implant company that makes the implant. An implant restoration from Dr. Daroee consists of a fixed (permanent) or removable replacement tooth that is made to match your natural teeth. We want you to be completely satisfied with your care and love the results, so we do not rush the process. We make sure you are completely happy with the color, shape, and size of the restoration before permanently securing it to the implant.
Maintaining the Health of Your Implant
You care for dental implants just as you do your natural teeth. Dental implants can develop gum/periodontal disease just like natural teeth, so it is best to have routine dental exams at our Gulf Breeze dental office and practice proper home hygiene. If you are missing a tooth, contact our Woodland Hills cosmetic dentist Dr. Kathy Daroee and schedule a dental implant consultation. Our extensive experience in facilitating implant care ensures your treatment success and years of healthy smiles in the future. If you are missing a tooth, contact our Woodland Hills cosmetic dentist Dr. Kathy Daroee and schedule a dental implant consultation. Our extensive experience in facilitating implant care ensures your treatment success and years of healthy smiles in the future.