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Dental Implants Offer Flexible Restoration Options

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When it comes to dental implants, there’s hardly anything they can’t do! Implants offer the flexibility and support of a natural smile, with the most predictable treatment rates possible. Because of how securely they fit into the bone, they can support tooth replacement prosthesis of all sizes, such as:

CrownsA single crown is anchored onto the abutment of an independent implant root. The crown is made of high-grade porcelain, for the appearance and function of a natural tooth. Careful shade matching allows the new crown to resemble your other teeth as closely as possible. 

Bridges – Implant supported bridges can be much longer than a conventional dental bridge. Normal bridges are supported by two teeth and only replace 1 or 2 teeth at a time. Implant bridges are supported by 2 or more implants and can replace 4, 5, or even 6 teeth. Bridges are also made out of high-grade porcelain for aesthetics and durability. 

DenturesAn implant denture is a “U” shaped prosthesis that only covers the jaw line of your mouth, not the palate! As few as 4 implants will permanently support this type of denture, which never comes in and out. It’s almost as if you had real teeth all over again. Implant dentures offer more freedom and security than conventional removable dentures 

Regardless of how many missing teeth you have, dental implants are almost always an option. Implants are stronger and longer lasting than even the healthiest of teeth. Thanks to new technology, people who were once they were not candidates for the treatment now are. Schedule a dental implant consultation to find out more.

Posted on behalf of:
Green Dental of Alexandria
1725 Duke St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-1725

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