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Dental implants offer teeth replacement that feels and looks like your natural teeth. Implants function just like real teeth and gives the patient the ability to eat the same foods as before. And because implants look so natural, you can feel confident the next time you smile. Titanium posts are placed in the gums where the missing tooth is.

Eventually the titanium post will bond with the jawbone providing a stable and strong foundation for the teeth. Because the jawbone can deteriorate when teeth are missing, dental implants provide correct facial structure and help keep this from happening. In most cases, having dental implant surgery usually takes two procedures.

The first visit consist of having the implants placed in the jawbone. It usually takes anywhere from 3 to 6 months following the first surgery for the titanium post to bond with the bone. While this is taking place, dentures are worn temporarily. So eating soft foods is required during this period.

Bridgework is designed by the restorative dentist during this time which will provide greater functionality. When the implant has completely bonded with the jawbone, it’s time for the second part of the procedure. A healing collar is installed as soon as the restorative surgeon uncovers the implants.

Dr. Dickey is now able to start developing your new teeth. An impression of your teeth is taken. Now the titanium post are attached to the implants. The replacement teeth are now put on the implants. A complete dental implant surgery takes anywhere from six to eight months. Most patients have no difficulty in the daily activities during the process.

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MORENO VALLEY DENTAL CENTER

24266 Postal Ave
Suite #100
92553
Moreno Valley

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Dr. Dickey and his staff explained everything in detail. All the staff members were super professional. I will definitely be back.
Beth Conners