Renew Your Smile with Dental Implants – McIntosh
For dental implants in McIntosh, Florida look to the professionals at Ocala Dental Care. If you’re looking for a more permanent solution to tooth loss dental implants are the answer, Do you hesitate to smile and laugh openly due to ill-fitting traditional dentures? Are you unable to eat your favorite foods due to missing teeth? Then you may be a good candidate for dental implants. If you are considering dental implants in McIntosh, call or contact our office today to schedule a no cost consultation to determine if dental implants are the right solution for your tooth loss.
What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are artificial tooth replacements that were first developed about half a century ago by a Swedish scientist named Per-Ingvar Branemark out of a real need of patients to secure their loose-fitting dentures. Since then, the knowledge and engineering of implants have enabled dentists and their patients to expand their usefulness in many ways that were once not possible including replacing missing or lost teeth. Another benefit of implants is that they don’t require periodic adjustments which is the case with a denture or bridge. This aids in the patient’s ability to speak without having to struggle to pronounce words. Patients also retain their normal face shape and smile, adding to the confidence of the patient. Today, the implant techniques provide a wide range of tooth replacement solutions including:
- Single Tooth Replacement
- Anterior Replacement
- Posterior Replacement
- Full Arch Replacement
Will dental implants last a long time?
Just like your real teeth, dental implants can last a lifetime if taken care of properly. This involves regular brushing, flossing, and check-ups. Each person is different, and your dentist will make suggestions on your dental hygiene based on your family history and habits.
Based on the measurements that the staff at Ocala Dental Care will make, the implants mirror the size and shape of a patient’s natural teeth, and just as strong structurally as the patient’s original tooth’s root. Because they function and feel like your normal teeth, implants are an extremely popular choice for tooth replacement. Dental implants offer unrivaled support and durability for oral prosthetics.
The implant is surgically placed directly into the jawbone under local anesthesia, then allowed to integrate with the bone. The healing process takes three to six months while the implant is allowed to integrate with the bone. After tooth loss, the bone in the region will also diminish. By using titanium to replace the root a secure bond is created which more accurately replicates the original tooth bond and affixes to the bone cells of the patient’s jaw forming a lasting bond. In the end, this provides far greater comfort, stability and confidence for the patient. If patients have an insufficient amount of bone to support the implant, a bone graft can boost jawbone growth. So, if you need dental implants in McIntosh, Florida call Ocala Dental care today.
Post Implant Care
Although proper dental hygiene care is always recommended for maintaining good dental health, this is especially true once a patient has received a dental implant. Bacteria can easily attack sensitive areas in the mouth when teeth and gums are not properly cleaned causing gums to swell and jaw bones to gradually recede.
Patients are advised to visit their dentists at least twice a year to ensure the health of their teeth and implants.
Contact Ocala Dental Care today to schedule a consultation with one of our dental implants specialists who can review your case for a dental implants treatment.
I would like to share with anybody considering getting implants at Ocala Dental Care! I had oral surgery performed by Hussein Salifu and his assistant with no complications! And I will say the entire staff have treated me with such profound respect. Thank you again
Why Choose Ocala Dental Care?
Onsite Dental Lab
Our in-house dental lab uses only quality materials for a host of treatments and procedures. Having a dental lab on-site allows us to offer a quick turnaround on procedures including dentures, crowns, denture repair, and other services.
One Stop Shop
Ocala Dental Care's dental lab is a one-stop shop for all your dental needs. Be it crafting new prosthetics or repairing your existing dentures on the same day, we offer comprehensive solutions.
Same Day Denture Repair
We can reline and repair your old denture using advanced materials at our onsite dental lab, often in one day. You no longer need to depend on sub-par alternatives when you damage your dentures.
Same Day Service
We offer same-day dentistry services, including dentures, denture repair, crowns, bridges, tooth extractions and fillings.
I would 110% recommend Dr. Hussein Salifu to anyone who dislikes going to the dentist. He walked me through step by step what had to be done before hand and while he was doing it. He talked to me the entire time to try and keep me calm while he was doing the procedure. He was absolutely phenomenal
Staff was beyond friendly and helpful. Kathleen was especially great, she kept me updated the entire time I was in office and has an amazing uplifting attitude🤗
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