Dental Implants Mount Kisco

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Dental implants are the most common option for replacing missing teeth. They offer solutions to many dental health problems, including damaged or missing teeth.

Thanks to dental implants, your smile will be restored, and you can interact with others confidently.

Our experts at New York Oral, Maxillofacial, and Implant Surgery in Mount Kisco, NY are ready to enlighten you on how dental implants work and how they help enhance your smile.

What Are Dental Implants?


Dental implants are a modern choice for replacing missing teeth. Implants replace natural tooth roots and provide the anchorage needed to stabilize your tooth.

They are strong enough to provide a firm foundation for removable or permanent teeth replacement.

Dental implants are unique because they look and feel like your natural teeth.

They resemble your natural teeth, and it is difficult for a person to notice you are wearing them.

Our professionals will perform oral surgery to place the implants in your jaw. We ensure the implants are placed deep into the jawbone to prevent instability. By doing so, you can use them to bite or chew on hard food items without fear of breakage.

What Are Dental Implants Made Of?


Thanks to advanced technology, dental implants can be made from a wide range of materials. This gives users many options to choose from, as each material has its unique advantages.

The materials used to make dental implants are mostly resistant to fracturing and corrosion, making them last for many years. You can use your dental implants for many decades as long as you take good care of them.

Most of the dental implants used today are made from zirconia and titanium. These are two very durable materials that make implants efficient.

Most of the dental implants we use are made from titanium.

Titanium is highly preferred because it can create a permanent fixture with the jawbone. This allows easier integration and keeps your implant in position for a long time.

Titanium also provides long-lasting solutions for missing teeth at very affordable prices. The fact that it integrates quickly with your jawbone makes titanium an excellent material for dental implants.

Zirconia is another material used to make dental implants. It is a more recent discovery for dental implants and comes with a wide range of unique features. We recommend zirconia implants if you are allergic to metal or cannot use titanium.

The material is an ideal alternative for those with allergy problems and who prefer less intrusive materials.

Even better, zirconia makes dental placement easier because it is a one-piece construction. We will only have to plant one end of the material into your jawbone, unlike the case with titanium which has three pieces.

What Is the Procedure for Getting Dental Implants?


The dental implant procedure happens over three steps.

•  Surgical Placement - The first step of the dental implant procedure is surgical placement. Drs. Orentlicher and Horowitz will carefully place the dental implant in your lower or upper jaw. This is done through a surgical procedure.

Placing the implant is crucial because it acts as a solid foundation for the placement of permanent teeth. It is the reason why dental implants are so strong.

•  Integration - After we have surgically placed the dental implants in your jawbone, we will allow time for them to integrate with the jawbone. This process takes several months and must be completed before the next step.

The fact that titanium takes a relatively shorter period to integrate with the jawbone makes it more popular. The bone around the dental implant needs to heal and grow.

Commonly referred to as osseointegration, the fusion makes implants strong and durable. You can use them for many years without the risk of falling out.

•  Crown Placement - The last step of the dental implant procedure is the placement of the dental crown; the replacement tooth.

We will place an artificial tooth into the implant, permanently replacing missing or damaged teeth. The crown is placed on top of the dental implant and helps keep it in position. With the implant firmly rooted into your jaw, the crown will always be in a fixed position.

The new crowns can resemble your remaining teeth, depending on your preferred crown.


How Long Does a Dental Implant Procedure Take?


The dental implant procedure takes about one to two hours. This is the time it takes to place the dental implant into your jawbone surgically. If a titanium dental implant is used, it won't take long before it integrates into the surrounding bone tissue.

This is a crucial process that must be completed before you start using your new implants. We advise that you take good care of the implants while you wait for them to heal.

How Long Does a Dental Implant Last?


Dental implants can last between 20 to 30 years.

Implants are designed to be permanent solutions to missing teeth and will help restore your tooth function. While dental implants can last up to 30 years, their lifespan is significantly influenced by how well you take care of them.

If you don't take care of your implants, they will wear down quickly, and you will have to replace them sooner than expected.

You should maintain high standards of oral hygiene and take good care of your implants. Scheduling regular oral exams with us will also keep tabs on the condition of your implants.

Read More About Caring for Your Dental Implants

What Is Guided Implant Surgery?


Minimally invasive guided implant surgery is a kind of surgery that involves the use of accurate imaging technology in the placement of dental implants. We use highly advanced technology to accurately and precisely place dental implants into your jawbone. This type of surgery is quicker and gives more accurate results.

Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?


You must have strong, healthy gums and jawbone to get dental implants. This is a basic requirement that we check for before clearing you for implants. Patients with sufficient bone loss might not be good candidates for dental implants.

Schedule a Dental Implant Procedure With Your Mount Kisco, NY Oral Surgeons!


Have you lost your teeth and are looking to restore your smile? Dental implants are by far the most reliable and efficient method of replacing missing teeth to supplement the surrounding teeth. Our experts at New York Oral, Maxillofacial, and Implant Surgery are ready to help you restore your smile by performing a dental implant procedure. Call (914) 689-7550 today to schedule your appointment with us for good oral health.
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