Implants

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Replace Your Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

A single dental implant can revitalize your entire smile. More than that, it can restore your ability to eat and speak properly, and you can clean implants just like you would your natural teeth. This has quickly become the most popular method for replacing missing teeth, and at Lincoln Dental Associates we can give you a reason to start smiling again.

Why You Need to Replace Missing Teeth

Even a single missing tooth can lead to serious oral health problems down the road. Obviously, a gap in your teeth can damage the appearance of your smile, but it’s more serious than that. When a tooth goes missing, it leaves your mouth open to infections, a shifting bite, and bone deterioration.

Don’t wait to get a dental implant. Contact us today to restore the appearance and functionality of your mouth.

How Dental Implants Work

Dental implants in Lincoln, NE with Lincoln Dental Associates are a relatively simple procedure. A dental implant is a 3-part appliance consisting of the titanium “root,” an abutment, and the crown.

We start by placing the strong, lightweight titanium implant. Once it is in place, the surrounding bone will actually start to fuse to the metal, creating an extremely strong and durable bond. Once the bone has fully healed around it, we can place the abutment which will secure the crown in place.

These crowns are made specifically to fit your mouth and match the surrounding teeth. The final appearance will be indistinguishable from your natural teeth, and no one will know the difference when you smile.

Case-by-Case Variables

Some patients may need additional procedures to prepare their mouths for dental implants. Such cases include  patients with a lack of bone density or structure will likely require a bone graft or patients who will need their sinus lifted to make room for the titanium screw of the implant.

At Lincoln Dental Associates, we will work closely with you to determine all the variables and provide all the information you need to make the best decisions for your dental health.

Contact us today to set up your appointment. We can preserve your dental health and give you a new reason to show off your beautiful smile.