Dental Implant Restoration

Dental implants are the next best thing to having your own teeth. Tooth loss can result in shrinkage of gums and jawbones that can lead to pain from ill-fitting dentures, decreased chewing function, and subtle malnutrition. It can also be a source of emotional or psychological distress. Dr. Francisco can provide a unique solution to the problem of toothlessness with dental implants restoration. The benefits of dental implants include an increased chewing capacity, improved speech and appearance. Dental Implants can also be the solution when it has become difficult or impossible to wear a removable dentures.

No matter what your age, if you are missing one or more of your natural teeth, dental implants may be the solution for you. With years of university-based research and clinical use, dental implants are now a long-lasting, aesthetically pleasing alternative to missing teeth.

Dental implants are devices placed in your jawbone that are substitutes for the root portion of lost natural teeth. The implants provide a stable foundation which allows you to bite, chew and smile with the same confidence you had with your natural teeth. Individuals with adequate bone level and density who are not prone to infection and can maintain stringent oral hygiene are good candidates for implants.

The procedure consists of two stages: placement of a replacement tooth root at your dental specialist’s office, The implant should fully integrate into the bone after 3 to 6 months followed by placement of a tooth replacement (crown) at our office by Ed Francisco, DDS .

Dental implants have helped thousands of people regain their self-confidence and live fuller, more active lives. Dr. Francisco is an expert at creating dental implant restorations that look and feel like your natural teeth.

No matter what your age, if you are missing one or more of your natural teeth, dental implants may be the solution for you.

Key aspects to know before.

Patients who will be undergoing implant placement need to understand that a dental implant is a foreign body which the human body needs to completely incorporate in to its natural bone.  Such process is called osseointegration, and it can fail if close attention is not taken to the postoperative care.  Therefore, it is extremely important that patients follow instructions adequately in order to insure the healing progresses along as expected and without any problems.