The Advantages of Installing a Dental Implant

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Have you lost a tooth or multiple teeth due to an infection in the mouth or an unfortunate accident? Have you needed a tooth extracted by your dentist as the result of either incident? Repair your smile by installing a dental implant! Our dental professionals at Potomac Dental Centre strive to provide the oral healthcare you need and deserve.

A dental implant restoration restores your missing teeth, replacing the empty space with a titanium structure. This durable metal allows osseointegration to take occur, a process where a foreign material fuses with the bone.

In only one appointment, the procedure starts off with an incision made in your gums where a small channel is drilled into the jawbone. The implant is screwed into the opening, and then the gum opening is sutured. Our team will provide you with the necessary instructions to care for your new dental implant afterwards. If needed, your implant may require an assisting crown, bridge, or denture. Speak to Dr. Everett Eklund about which option is best for you.

With the installation of a dental implant, it can improve many different aspects of your life. Because they look and feel like your own teeth, implants give your smile an approved appearance, and give you better self-esteem and confidence. They are durable and convenient for your mouth, allowing you to speak and eat better, and improve the overall quality of your oral health. The titanium foundation supports the jawbone to allow for better chewing abilities as well.

Schedule a consultation or appointment with our dental professionals in Hagerstown, Maryland, by calling Potomac Dental Centre at 240-329-2398 today! Our team wants to help you get your best and healthiest smile today!