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Dental Implants

When a tooth is missing a dental implant with a crown can be a good option to replace it. Although each case will be different, placing an implant generally involves several phases. First we will numb the area to make you comfortable. An opening is made in your gums and a channel is shaped in the bone to receive the implant. Next we place the body of the implant into the channel. Healing can take several months as the implant becomes securely fused to the bone. In the time we might place a temporary replacement tooth. The next phase includes a series of appointment to fabricate your final restoration.

We would remove the temporary and make impressions of your mouth including the implant. A crown will them be created and secured into place.

Advantages to implants:

  • Stops bone loss when tooth lost
  • Prevents surrounding teeth from shifting into that place
  • No need to reduce neighbouring teeth when replacing it with a traditional bridge

For a long term solution to replacing missing teeth please contact our experienced team at Moorebank Dental for a consultation.

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Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding with a surgical or invasive procedure, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

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