A single implant is a very common and daily procedure in our practice. A dental implant can replace any tooth in the mouth.
When either the tooth and root are damaged or a tooth is about to be lost, the best permanent replacement is a dental implant in conjunction with crown. An implant both looks and functions just like a natural tooth. A dental implant to replace one missing tooth is the most natural, cost-effective, least-invasive and long-term tooth replacement.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF TREATMENT
This procedure normally includes one to four visits. Depending on the location of the tooth, (i.e. a front tooth), a dental implant and crown can be done in one hour with Dr. Amin’s special technique. This is called an immediate implant… you leave the office with a tooth now, not in six months. You should expect to be able to work the day after having the implant placed. Here is a more detailed description of this single missing tooth using a dental implant procedure:
The course of treatm; Single tooth- one implant
The course of treatment described here is one of several options available. Consult our office to find out what the best solution is for you, given your specific condition.
1: Before the procedure:
An examination and one or more x-rays of the area are made to prepare for the procedure and diagnose your unique situation. The area will be checked carefully for any signs of bone or gum loss.
2: Placing the implant and abutment:
The implant is placed. At this time, a temporary tooth is always provided for front teeth that allow you to 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.