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Dental Implants in Loomis

Replace Your Teeth Permanently with Dental Implants

Are you missing a tooth? It may be possible to replace it permanently with a dental implant supported crown.  This artificial tooth can recreate your pearly white all the way down to the tooth root in order to form a secure restorative dentistry solution for your smile. Dental implants can also be used to support more advanced restorations for patients with extensive tooth loss, including implant-retained fixed bridges, partials, and full dentures. If you would like to learn more about dental implants or schedule a dental implant consultation, please call us today! We’ll review your current state of oral health and help you determine whether or not a dental implant supported restoration is right for you. The Loomis dental office of Barry N. Mercer, DDS welcomes patients from surrounding communities including Auburn and New Castle.

The Dental Implant Process

Animation of implant supported dental crown

During the initial phase of the dental implant tooth replacement process, a small metal screw is placed directly into the socket of the missing tooth. As this area heals, the bone and implant will fuse together to form a stable foundation for a realistically functioning dental crown. We’ll place the customized dental crown once the area has healed. With a fully restored dental implant supported restoration, patients can enjoy a renewed bite. You’ll be able to eat and chew like normal with this restorative dentistry procedure.

A dental implant will provide other unnoticeable benefits to your oral health as well. Once a dental implant is placed, it revitalizes the nerves, gum tissue volume, and jawbone density. When a tooth is lost, the nerves, gum tissue, and bone of the socket begin to deteriorate with nothing to support. An implant gives them a purpose once more, which can help prevent against severe weakening of bone density. Revitalizing dental implant supported tooth replacement leaves patients with a flawless smile for years to come.