What are dental implants made of?
Dental implants are made from titanium, a safe, biocompatible metal that is frequently used in joint replacement surgeries. The titanium used for your implant easily fuses with your jawbone, making it a very stable restoration. The dental crown used as your prosthetic tooth will be made out of a porcelain material that looks and feels just like your natural tooth.
Am I a candidate for dental implants?
If you are missing one or more teeth, you are most likely a candidate for dental implants. However, you must have sufficient bone density in your jaw to accommodate the implant. At your initial evaluation, Yardley cosmetic dentist Dr. Jennifer Kalochie will evaluate your teeth, gums, and jaw to determine whether you are a candidate. If not, she may recommend alternative tooth replacement options such as a dental bridge.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
Dental implants offer you a permanent solution to replace missing teeth. They look and feel just like your natural teeth, allowing you to smile with confidence. Since dental implants replace your missing root as well as the tooth, they will help prevent bone loss down the road. You will also avoid many of the inconveniences of dentures, such as difficulty eating certain foods and slippage which often hinders your ability to speak clearly.
How is my dental implant procedure performed?
Dr. Kalochie will make a referral to a highly skilled specialist who will use the guidance of a CT scan to precisely determine where your implant will be placed in the jawbone. After a few months of healing, Dr. Kalochie will restore the implant with a crown, bridge or denture in much the same way natural teeth are restored.
Why should I choose Dr. Kalochie?
Dr. Jennifer Kalochie has developed a reputation for providing comprehensive, exceptional dentistry results that are both beautiful and long lasting. She strives to create the ultimate patient experience by providing compassionate, personalized care while using cutting-edge technology. Her extensive training and sense of artistry ensure that you will receive a restoration that functions properly while blending in seamlessly with your surrounding teeth.
Please contact our implant dentistry office by calling 215-493-3388 today to schedule your initial evaluation. Dr. Jennifer Kalochie serves patients in Yardley, Newtown, and throughout Bucks County, Pennsylvania.