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Implants

Implants

Dental implants are fast gaining in popularity because they are the only dental restoration option that preserves and stimulates natural bone, actually helping to stimulate bone growth and prevent bone loss. Dr. White, a family dentist, can restore your smile with dental implant surgery.

Dental implants are designed to blend in with your other teeth and are an effective way to replace missing teeth. Implants have become the leading long-term option for permanent replacement of teeth. In fact, the development of implants is one of the biggest advances in dentistry in the past 40 years.

Implant Materials
Dental implants are made up of titanium and other materials that are compatible with the human body. They are posts that are surgically placed in the upper or lower jaw, where they function as a sturdy anchor for replacement teeth as well as the adjoining teeth.

Combination of Bridge, Crowns, and Implants
Dr. White, a family dentist, also does bridges and crowns as well as implants. Dr. White may recommend the combination of a bridge with implants. Every case is different. Dr. White will access all your options for tooth replacement.

Implants are better than dentures
If you are missing one or more teeth, you’ll want replacements that are as natural as possible. If dentures don’t work for you, you may want to consider dental implants. Unlike dentures, which can be removed, implants are permanently anchored into the jaw. You are a good candidate for implants if you have jawbone ridges that are in good shape and healthy oral tissues. Dr. White, your family dentist, can access your best options and if dental implants are your best options.

Implants are Like Real Teeth
When the implant device is inserted into the jaw, a chemical and mechanical bond is formed. The jawbone actually grows into the implant. With implants, you get a perfect fit, and they will look and feel as good as (or better than!) your original teeth.

If you are interested in dental implants, contact Dr. White your family dentist to set up a consultation. If you are in good general health, this treatment may be an option for you.

Meet your friendly Lafayette Dentist & Staff

Practicing General Dentistry & Family Dentistry since 1995

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Dr. Charles White II

Family Dentist

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Dental Hygienist

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Dental Assistant