Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry
Las Vegas, Nevada
Dr. Henry Kim
Affectionate Dental Care
Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry
Single Tooth Dental Implants:
- Single tooth replacement
A missing single tooth surrounded by healthy teeth has unique demands. The
challenge is to replace your missing tooth, for both function and
appearance, without harming your remaining teeth or gum tissue.
Bridges to replace Missing tooth Require damaging of natural Teeth next to the missing area
to hold the Bridge.
However, Dental Implants allow us NOT TO DAMAGE the Adjacent Teeth by
placing a single dental implant at the Missing Site.
Besides good function, the ideal replacement must look like a natural tooth,
both to you and to others.
The solutions possible with a Nobel Biocare implant supported crown
take advantage of the best appearance possibilities available in dentistry.
The ideal replacement for your missing tooth must also feel like a natural
tooth and be easy to keep clean. Knowing your tooth is stable while eating
and talking means a lot. You'll also be glad your treatment didn't require
grinding your remaining natural teeth.
The long term safety of a single-tooth replacement is well established. Your
doctor will discuss with you a treatment plan for long term results.
The Treatment Steps:
Step1-The first step is to replace missing tooth roots by
placing a titanium implant. The implant will remain covered underneath the gum
for approximately three to six months. During that time, osseointegration takes
Step2-The second step of the
procedure involves uncovering the implant and attaching an extension. This
completes the foundation on which your new tooth will be placed.
Step3-The final step is the placement of your new tooth.
With techniques that ensure optimal size, shape, color and fit, these
replacement teeth will blend with your facial characteristics and remaining
For the best in smile make over in Las Vegas, Summerlin, and Henderson area of Nevada,
contact our Cosmetic & Implant dentistry professionals. Schedule your free consultation
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