Dental implants attach fully functional, replacement teeth, to the jawbone, just like the roots of your natural teeth. Dental implants provide a stable and strong foundation for replacement teeth, fusing with the bone in the jaw. A custom tooth restoration is then securely anchored to the implant to create a new tooth that looks, feels, and functions like a natural tooth.
What are the benefits of dental implants in North Scottsdale?
Dental implants offer many benefits and advantages.
- Eat all the foods you love, without restriction
- Look beautiful and natural
- Function exactly like natural teeth
- Improves oral health
- Far more comfortable than dentures
What is the procedure for dental implants?
The first step in receiving dental implants is to consult with Dr. Kuerschner and his team at Summit Aesthetics in Scottsdale, AZ, to create a treatment plan that will give you the results you need and desire. Once a plan of action is in place, Dr. Kuerschner will place the implant, a device made from titanium, into the jaw, where it will fuse over time, a process called osseointegration.
For the titanium implant to become securely anchored in the jawbone will require about three months. Once the bone has fused to the implant, an abutment, or connector post, is attached to the implant to connect the custom-created replacement tooth. Dr. Kuerschner will have created a model of your replacement teeth, including matching the tooth shape and color for the most natural and attractive results.
Who is a good candidate for dental implants?
Most adults over the age of 18 are good candidates for dental implants in North Scottsdale. However, Dr. Kuerschner may not recommend dental implants as a suitable solution if you are not in good general health, have periodontal disease, are a smoker, or suffer from diabetes.
Why choose Dr. Kuerschner in Scottsdale for dental implants?
Dr. Kuerschner and the highly-skilled team at Summit Aesthetics are renowned experts in both facial and oral surgical procedures. With over 60 years of combined experience in medical aesthetics, Summit Aesthetics provides a warm, welcoming environment for those patients seeking the utmost quality in dental, oral, and facial surgical care.
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