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Dental Implants

Dental Implants

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The Best Tooth Replacement Option

Dental implants are changing the way people look and the way they live. Teeth implants serve as the perfect anchors for replacement teeth in the form of dentures, crowns, or bridges.

Teeth implants are the closest thing to natural teeth that patients with missing or damaged teeth can get. They look nearly identical, they allow patients to regain the ability bite and chew effectively, and they are extremely durable if taken care of properly.

Single Tooth Replacement

At Create a Smile Dentistry in Bloomington, IN we provide dental implant options for a single missing tooth. If you have a missing tooth it can have a serious effect on the surrounding teeth and your overall oral health. Having a missing tooth can lead to jaw bone loss and will eventually cause surrounding teeth to shift position, which can potentially create gaps elsewhere in your mouth.

Gaps between teeth can create more potential for tooth decay and gum infections because it is more likely for food to get caught between your teeth. If you have a missing tooth, it is important to have Dr. Moore or Dr. Richardson assess the situation and provide a treatment plan that will be best for your oral health. Not only is single tooth replacement better for the health of your teeth, it will go a long way toward boosting your confidence when your smile is complete.

Implant Supported Dentures

Implant Supported Dentures - Dentist in Bloomington IN - Create a SmileUnlike their traditional counter-part, implant supported dentures can provide more stability and function for a better quality of life. Some of the benefits of implant supported dentures are:

  • Better stability: with implant supported dentures the prosthetic will be attached to titanium rods that are implanted into your jaw bone, which means there is less chance of your dentures falling out or shifting unexpectedly.
  • More functionality: because your dentures are fixed to dental implants, your ability to chew foods and speak normally are greatly increased. Implant supported dentures, also known as permanent dentures, will function more like natural teeth than traditional dentures.
  • Stronger jaw bone: People who have missing teeth will eventually have their jaw bone deteriorate, which can cause the facial muscles to collapse. The permanently placed implants will support the jaw bone and help prevent any facial collapse.
  • Natural appearance: When you choose implant supported dentures the appearance of your new teeth will fit seamlessly with your natural smile. Whether you have a full arch replacement or a partial denture the appearance will be closer to your natural teeth than they would with traditional dentures

We provide both fixed and removable denture implants. Fixed denture implants tend to feel more natural and better restore chewing efficiency. However, removable denture implants require fewer dental implants and are a more conservative procedure that creates a stable new smile.

Teeth in a Day

At Create a Smile in Bloomington, IN we provide teeth in a day with our all-on-x implant dentures. That means you can get a full set of new teeth in just one day. We will place the implants and the prosthetic for a full arch implant on the same day in our office.

If you’d like to learn more about our teeth in a day dental implants, contact our office today.

Bone Grafting

If you have had missing teeth for a while, there may be some deterioration of your jaw bone. If this is the case, then it may be necessary to replace some of the bone loss in your jaw in order to successfully place dental implants.

The bone grafting process involves replacing the missing jaw bone material with either replacement bone material or synthetic bone material. In either case, the bone graft will require several months of recovery prior to placing any titanium implants. Bone grafting is a great solution for people who would like to have dental implants placed but may not have the jaw bone structure to support them.

Platelet Rich Fibrin

Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) treatment is a supplemental option for bone grafting and dental implant surgical procedures. The platelet rich fibrin is an additive that is removed from the blood cells of the patient prior to surgery that can help reduce inflammation and speed up the healing process after surgery. This additive will come directly from your own blood cells so there is very little risk of complication and PRF has been shown to increase the viability of implants for people who otherwise might have difficulty. PRF also has the potential of reducing the overall timeline for the dental implant placement process.

My pleasant experience at Create-a-Smile has made it so I don’t fear the dentist. Dr. Moore is very informative and congenial when it comes to the explanation of my visit.Jodi K.

Get Dental Implants in Bloomington IN

We know you will be pleased with the variety of implant dentistry options we offer at Create a Smile Dentistry. To learn more about teeth implants or our other restoration options available to patients in the Ellettsville and Bloomington areas, call 812-332-1405. You can also text us or message us using the contact form below. We look forward to helping you restore form and function to your teeth!


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