Project Description

Implant Crowns

Implants have become the gold standard for tooth replacement, as the success rates are very high.  An implant is a titanium screw that is placed by a surgeon in the bone, which later supports a custom-made crown placed in our office.  An implant crown looks and functions much like your original tooth.

Below, is a basic timeline for implant placement and restoration (it is worth the wait!):

  • Preliminary examination at our office to determine if an implant is an option for you.
  • Examination by surgeon to develop a surgical plan. Typically a 3-D x-ray is taken of the area.
  • Extraction of existing tooth, if present, and possible bone grafting by surgeon.
  • Placement of implant by surgeon.
  • Temporary tooth replacement is an option during the healing time of 3-6 months, as the implant integrates to the jaw bone.
  • Implant crown impression at our office.
  • Implant crown delivery at our office.

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