dental implants

individual tooth options

Individual missing teeth can be replaced by dental implants without altering your healthy adjacent teeth. Once dental implants are placed, posts (or abutments) are attached, providing support for your final crowns.

dental implant with a crown

dental implants with a crown

  • attractive smile
  • full chewing ability
  • preserve healthy teeth and jawbone
  • maintains bone*
traditional crown & bridge

traditional crown & bridge

  • attractive smile
  • grinds down healthy teeth
  • may lead to bone loss under bridge
  • greater risk for cavities and tooth failure
untreated missing tooth

untreated missing teeth

  • unattractive smile
  • loss of chewing ability
  • may lead to bone loss

* Contemporary Implant Dentistry. Carl E. Misch 2008; 18-20.

dental implants