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Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Missing teeth cause complications with both a person’s esthetic and dental function. As a comprehensive replacement for missing teeth, dental implants restores a patients’ ability to eat, laugh, and smile with confidence. Dr. Robert del Castillo provides dental implants placement and restoration in Miami Lakes.

Schedule an evaluation with Miami Lakes Periodontal Associates today, and explore this option for restoring your entire smile.

Implant Placement in Miami Lakes

While dentures and bridges replace the chewing surface of teeth, they fail to address the source of the issue. Dental implants work in tandem with classic restorations, improving upon their application and replacing the tooth from its root to its crown.

Titanium roots are placed directly into the jaw where the material fuses with the bone and generates a unified support system for both existing dental structure and necessary prosthesis. Restorations are then attached to the implant once the site has health and integrated with the natural dental ecology.

Dental implants require adequate bone density and volume before they can be placed. Bone grafting, ridge augmentation, or sinus lifts may be necessary to bolster jaw and gum health and enable a patient’s eligibility for implants.

Implant Restoration

Dr. del Castillo offers the following restorations with dental implants:

Single-unit crowns eliminate the need for a bridge and replace a missing tooth at any point in the smile. An implant is placed directly into the space where the root once occupied, replacing the root without altering any healthy teeth and preserving existing dental structure.

Multi-unit bridges replace up to a short row of teeth using two to three dental implants. This method can be essential for patients partially missing several teeth on one side of their smile.

Implant-supported dentures replace up to an entire arch of teeth using up to eight dental implants placed in an optimal position for both support and strength. Patients have the option between removable or fixed overdentures to fit their lifestyle.

As part of his commitment to excellence in dentistry, Dr. del Castillo takes no shortcuts when performing dental implant placement and restoration. His mastery in placing and restoring dental implants ensures patients receive quality, long-lasting care at every step. He stays up to date with the latest advancements in technologies to provide patients with the best care available and encourage satisfying results.

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Dental implants not only improve a patient’s ability to perform normal function, but they also help to enhance their appearance as well. Schedule an evaluation of your dental health to find out if dental implants is the right choice for you. Call Miami Lakes Periodontal Associates today!


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