Dental implants may be the right solution for you, if:
You want a permanent, natural-looking replacement for missing teeth
Dental implants are custom-crafted just for you. Your restoration will blend seamlessly with your surrounding teeth for a stunning appearance. Implants are also resistant to decay and can last a lifetime with proper care.
Once your implant solution is secured, it will look and function just like a natural tooth.
You want to live your life with confidence and freedom
There are no restrictions on what you eat with dental implants. You can rest assured knowing they won’t ever slip out of place while you’re eating, or in the midst of a conversation. As a result, you can eat, speak, and smile with total confidence.
Best of all, implants never need to be removed and can be kept clean with regular brushing and flossing. This means you won’t have to deal with denture cleaners or messy adhesives.
You want a solution that will protect your health for years to come.
Dental implants are the only restoration option that reverses the damage caused by missing teeth. Since the implant fixture is made of titanium. it’s able to fuse with your jawbone and replace the existing tooth root. This process is called osseointegration and it stimulates healthy bone growth in your jaw. This prevents your teeth from shifting and helps you avoid premature wrinkles.
Dental implants also help to reduce your risk of tooth decay and gum disease, allowing you to enjoy a healthy and beautiful smile for many years to come.
Frequently Asked Questions
Am I a canidate for dental implants?
Any patient who has one or more missing teeth may be a candidate for dental implants. Ideal candidates will have a strong jawbone and healthy gums, but patients who suffer from oral health issues still may be able to qualify. In many cases, Dr. Stanislaus can help prepare you for implant surgery with a supplemental procedure.
Who is not a good candidate for dental implants?
While jawbone deterioration and gum disease are obstacles that often prevent implant placement, these conditions can typically be reversed with additional treatments. If you’re interested in dental implants, schedule a consultation with Dr. Stanislaus at our Brooklyn Heights practice. He’ll examine your teeth, gums, and jawbone to determine if implants are the right treatment for you.
I have more than one missing tooth. Can dental implants help me?
Here at Brooklyn Heights Dental, we provide a variety of dental implant solutions to ensure there’s an option for every patient. Depending on your needs, Dr. Stanislaus can replace one tooth, multiple teeth, or even a full arch.
I have dentures. Can I still get dental implants?
If you currently wear dentures, we offer several options for securing a full denture with dental implants, such as implant-supported bridges and overdentures.
I have gum disease. Am I a candidate for dental implants?
Having good oral health will determine the success of your dental implants. However, patients with existing gum disease may still be able to quality. Dr. Stanislaus can tackle the infection with periodontal treatments before the implant process begins.
Will dental implants cure gum disease?
Since they eliminate empty gaps between teeth, dental implants will help to reduce your risk of gum disease. However, any existing infection will need to be treated before your implants are placed.
Will dental implants lift my face?
If you’ve suffered from bone loss in your jaw, dental implants can reverse this damage and help to redefine the shape of your face. For patients who have lived with missing teeth for a long time or previously wore dentures, implants are the best way to restore your facial appearance and improve your oral health.