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Implant Dentistry in Eastlake, OH

If you’re hoping to replace missing teeth and think you may need implant dentistry, The Healthy Smile Dental Center of Lake County, Ohio provides a few options including dental implants and dentures with mini-implants. The choice is up to you! Want teeth that look real and perform as if they were your own? Then dental implants are right for you! Alternatively, you may be able to get a quick fix in just a few hours with mini implant dentures.

Dental Implants

Dental implants are the most comfortable, modern solution for missing teeth that also mimic the look, comfort, and performance of the original teeth. Dental implants are among the most exciting developments in the field of modern implant dentistry. For the first time in history, one or more missing teeth—even all of them—can be replaced with a dental implant that fits comfortably and is nearly indistinguishable from real teeth in look and use.

We are proud to provide dental implants in Lake County, Ohio. Many of our patients have tried and experienced the function and relief that the latest implants can provide. Our dentists would be happy to speak to you about the dentures we provide and what benefits they can provide for you. Please call our office if you’re interested in scheduling an examination for new implants.

Mini Implant Dentures

What if you could visit your dentist in the morning, and have new, customized dentures placed in less than two hours? Imagine that you could then be using those new dentures to talk, laugh and even eat comfortably by no later than lunch time!

If you need and require mini implant dentures in Lake County, OH, this is a reality with the IMTEC MDI System, which is now available at The Healthy Smile Dental Center.  Our system is a comfortable and convenient solution for patients with a wide range of denture needs. We would love to talk to you about this exciting option and answer any questions you may have about this solution. Call or  send us a message, here.

Dental Implant FAQs

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are crafted from a tiny titanium cylinder that can be affixed to the upper or lower jawbone. The type of implant that will be used may depend on the amount of bone left in the jaw. There are even options available for those who no longer have much bone density left in their jaws.

How do dental implants work?

Once the implant has been placed into the bone, the bone will heal around it over a period of 4-6 months. Once the healing period is complete, they should fuse together, providing a strong anchor for the stability of the implant.

Can dental implants replace multiple teeth?

Yes, dental implants can replace a single tooth or a line of them. The implants are strong enough to stand in for a row of teeth in certain cases. Make sure you schedule an appointment if you need to discuss your unique needs.

How much experience does your office have with dental implants?

Servicing Lake County, Ohio for over 30 years, our dental implants have resulted in beautiful, healthy smiles for our patients. They result in a more natural type of tooth replacement that can restore your previous chewing ability, improve your appearance, and renew self-confidence.

Mini Dentures with Implants FAQs

Mini Implant Dentures: Why and for whom?

We proudly carry the latest IMTEC MDI System. This system of 1.8mm mini implants was designed to suit a wide range of patients, including those who are not good candidates for older or more invasive implant surgeries. It’s an effective system even for those who don’t have the bone density for typical implants, or for those who need to change their current prosthetic system.

Additionally, we can preserve sites where a tooth has been extracted and prevent the spread of bone loss where the implant is placed through a procedure known as Advanced Extraction Therapy. This is a recently developed treatment that offers a better foundation for all sorts of implants, including dentures.

What are mini implant dentures and how do they work?

The MDI System that we place at our office is formed of two parts. The first part is the tiny titanium implant that replaces the root of the tooth. That’s held on by a retaining fixture that is affixed to the denture itself. Though the denture is strong enough to handle lifting and pressing forces in the mouth, it’s still flexible enough to allow it to rest gently and make small movements.

This is a simple procedure that can be done quickly right here at our office. It’s minimally-invasive, and will not require a long healing period, especially compared to older implant procedures.

We would love the chance to tell you what we could do for you. The right dental procedures can take years off your face. Come see Dr. Gross for your all your denture needs in Lake County, Ohio.

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