Dental implants are the prime tooth replacement available to individuals who are missing teeth.
Are you too old for an implant?
Age is rarely a factor. Dental implants have proven to be successful for men and women of all ages. They have a succesful track record of several decades.
A tooth implant is a metal (usually titanium) post anchored into the bone to replace the missing root. The crown and supporting structure are securely and permanently attached to the post.
Titanium is Strong and Biocompatible
Titanium is amazingly sturdy and extremely well tolerated by the human body. There are very few instances of rejection.
An Implant Can Last The Rest of Your Life
Tooth implants offer a long-term solution to tooth loss.
Are you a good candidate for tooth implant surgery?
Because the metal rod is inserted into the jaw bone, it is critical that you have enough healthy bone at the implant site. can determine if you do.
Talk to an Implant Dentist About Medical Issues
There are a few health concerns that may impact your eligibility for implants. These include diabetes, osteoporosis, radiation therapy for cancer, parathyroid disorders, bone disorders and leukemia. The presence of one or more of these does not necessarily mean an implant cannot work for you.
Please call us at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO to find out more about dental implants.