Dental Implant Restorations in Columbus Ohio
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Dental Implants in Columbus OH
When your smile is damaged or you’re missing teeth, you may think that achieving a beautiful, functional smile once again is impossible. At 4th Street Dental Studio, restoring the health and beauty of your damaged smile isn’t only possible but simple with the help of dental implant restorations. Unlike traditional dentures or dental bridges that can be uncomfortable, inconvenient, and not aesthetically ideal, dental implants are known for their natural appearance, convenience, comfort, and durability.
Here’s what you should know about how dental implants can help you regain your quality of life and improve your oral health before scheduling a free consultation with Dr. Wood and his experienced dental team at 4th Street Dental Studio.
What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are used to replace a missing tooth’s root. They are made from strong metal, such as titanium, and are screw-shaped. They are most commonly inserted into a patient’s jaw bone. Once the bone and implant fuse together and heal completely, an abutment can be attached to the implant and finally a tooth-colored crown to achieve a comfortable, natural-looking result.
Dental implants have a great success rate along with excellent at-home oral hygiene care. However, just as a person can develop gum disease around their natural tooth, they can also develop gum disease around dental implants. Because of this, it’s important to practice great oral health habits consistently to ensure your teeth implants stay in tip-top shapes for years to come.
The best candidate for dental implants is someone who has great oral hygiene habits, is missing a tooth, and does not need a bone graft, which can be typical for those who’ve been missing teeth for an extended period of time. Additionally, they wouldn’t use tobacco and don’t have larger restorations on the teeth adjacent to the space where the tooth is missing.
Dental implants offer many oral health benefits, including:
- Improving the appearance of one’s smile
- Making everyday activities, such as eating and speaking, comfortable
- Being as easy to care for as one’s natural teeth
- Lasting up to a lifetime when well cared for
Single Tooth Implants in Columbus OH
If you’re interested in replacing a severely damaged or missing tooth with a single tooth implant restoration, here’s what you can expect:
- Dr. Wood will refer you to a dental implant specialist. Then, 4th Street Dental Studio will work closely with them to ensure you receive the best care possible.
- After your implant is healed, usually in about 3-6 months, Dr. Wood will place the abutment and take an impression, which is sent to a dental lab to fabricate your customized crown.
- Finally, the crown is placed, and you can enjoy your beautiful new smile.
Implant Restoration Cost
dental insurance companies may cover at least part of the cost of dental implants. To learn more about what your dental insurance plan covers, please contact our dental office in Columbus, Ohio.
Restore Your Smile at 4th Street Dental Studio
Everyone deserves to have a healthy, beautiful smile. At 4th Street Dental Studio, Dr. Wood and his compassionate team can help you improve the appearance, comfort, and function of your damaged or missing teeth with the best restoration option: dental implants. If it’s been a while since you’ve been to the dentist, now is the time to prioritize your oral health. We are proud to offer progressive dental techniques, quality materials, and outstanding care to each of our patients in a relaxing office setting. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation and take the first step in achieving the radiant, healthy smile you’ve always wanted.