Dental implants are so like natural teeth that patients rave about them. Looking and feeling real and biting with ease, these tooth replacements fully restore smiles. Dr. Ahmed ElSayed is your go-to dental implant dentist in Madera, CA. He'll show you how to craft your best smile.
What is a dental implant?
The single-tooth dental implant has three distinct parts:
- A titanium metal screw surgically-placed into the empty tooth socket
- A metal alloy extension post (abutment)
- A customized porcelain crown
Once fully bonded, the new tooth blends in with your smile and optimizes biting, chewing and speaking. They improve jaw bone density as well--something conventional tooth replacements cannot Multiple implants support bridges and dentures, remaking smiles after more extensive tooth loss.
How does a dental implant stay in place?
Implants placed by your dentist fixed. implants and jaw adhere through osseointegration, an amazing healing process between the titanium implant and the jawbone.
Can anyone get a dental implant or implant-supported dentures?
Dr. ElSayed determines your suitability by taking a series of X-rays and bone scans and inspecting the prospective surgical site.
If you qualify, your dentist will perform the brief oral surgery right at Madera Family Dental Care. You'll need only local anesthetic and will return to your usual routine right away. After a few months, you'll return to the office to receive the metal extension post and porcelain crown.
Life with your new dental implant
The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) states that 95 percent of all dental implant treatments succeed, with the devices remaining viable for many years. Just brush, floss and get semi-annual check-ups and cleanings with your dentist.
At Madera Family Dental Care, your professional team recommends bite guards for patients who grind their teeth, and if you use tobacco, please see your primary care physician for a smoking cessation program. Tobacco may cause an infection at implant sites.
Get ready for a fully-restored smile
You'll love having a fully-functional smile with dental implants. Call Madera Family Dental Care in Madera, CA, for a one-on-one consultation and treatment plan with Dr. Ahmed ElSayed: (559) 661-4114.
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