If you have lost or are about to lose a tooth one way of filling the space left by the tooth is to have a Dental Implant placed. An implant is made up of a titanium fixture which has a specialised crown attached to it. The titanium fixture is placed into the bone where the tooth used to be. After adequate healing time (usually three to six months) the implant fixture will have a tight fit in the bone and your dentist can construct a crown to replace the missing tooth. Often during the healing period your dentist will construct a false tooth to fill the gap of the missing tooth until the implant is ready to restore. Dental Implants make an excellent tooth replacement in the right conditions. Occasionally the jaw structure may not be suitable for this treatment. Come and talk to the team at City Dentists and see if a dental implant is right for you.
If you would like to arrange a consultation to discuss dental implants call us now on (04) 978 4964 or email us.