Living with one or more missing teeth can affect the overall look and feel of your smile. It can also lead to a variety of health issues, including potential bite and jaw joint problems and bone loss in the jaw. Dental implants are the best way to avoid these issues and get your smile back. If you’re missing a tooth and are looking for the best dental implants in Murphy Tx, keep reading.
At Smiles at Murphy, we focus on providing safe, permanent, and natural-looking low cost dental implants to restore the strength and appearance of your original tooth.
What Are Dental Implants ?
When both the tooth and root are damaged, the best permanent replacement is a dental implant in conjunction with a ceramic crown. The solution both looks and functions just like a natural tooth. We are proud to offer dental implants and restorations so that you can be proud of your smile.
Immediately functioning teeth
Excellent esthetic result
Life long, stable solution
What Are Steps Involved in Getting a Dental Implants ?
This procedure normally includes four visits. You should expect to be able to work the day after having the implant installed. Dr Anshu Jain, dentist in Murphy, is trained to perform many different types of dental restorations to replace any broken or missing teeth. Consult Dr. Jain to find out what the best solution is for you, given your specific condition.
COURSE OF TREATMENT INSTALLING THE FIXED BRIDGE – STEP-BY-STEP
The course of treatment described here is one of several options available. After the initial examination, you can expect 4-5 additional visits until the final crown is permanently attached.
Step 1: Before the procedure
Smiles At Murphy will set up a Free implant Consult with Dr. Anshu Jain, DDS to find out what the best solution is for you, given your specific condition.
Dr. Jain makes a first examination and takes one or more x-rays of the area to prepare for the procedure.
Step 2: Installing the implant
The implant is installed. At this time, a temporary tooth is provided that allows you eat and function like normal almost immediately. The implant will need a few months to integrate with the jawbone before the next step is taken.It is normal to experience some minor bruising and swelling in the gum and soft tissue afterwards. Any discomfort is usually treated with an ordinary painkiller. You should expect to be able to work the next day.
Step 3: Attaching the new crown
The final step is the placement of the permanent ceramic tooth. The new tooth is installed for life. No additional treatment is needed.
Step 4: End result
You should expect the new tooth to fit and function just like a natural tooth. Do your usual dental hygiene to keep the tooth and gum around it clean.
Benefits of Implant VS Denture
Dental implants are made of titanium, which is compatible with the human body.
Are stable, functional, and work just like real teeth.
Look just like real teeth and help prevent the jaw bone loss that often results from missing teeth.
Help prevent potential bite and jaw joint problems and even bone loss.
Initially require surgery and time to heal, but ultimately feel natural and promote gum health.
Never need to be removed, and provide a durable, permanent solution.
Initially more expensive than dentures or fixed bridges, but ultimately save time and money by avoiding future health complications.
Dentures are often made of plastic and other materials that can irritate your gums.
Can slip around in your mouth, making eating and chewing difficult.
Can look natural if they’re well-made, but living without a more permanent solution can lead to bone loss and the “sunken face” look.
Don’t address most of the health risk associated with missing teeth.
Can be uncomfortable and often irritate gums long term.
Need to be removed regularly for cleaning, and can be easy to drop or misplace.
Have a lower cost up front, but often result in future jaw and gum problems that cost money to fix.