Dental office in Pflugerville, TX offers placement and restoration of dental implants in the clinic
Dental implants continued to be one of the most requested dental restorations available in dental practices today. Dental implants are titanium tooth root replacements that ensure patients have a fully functional solution after tooth loss and extraction. These restorations are chosen because of their many benefits. Dr. Jordan Tucker of Pflugerville, TX is here to help patients place and restore their implants in his state-of-the-art clinic.
How does a dental implant work?
A metal post called a dental implant is placed by an oral surgeon into the bone of the jaw. This implant is poised to function as a natural tooth root once did, embedded into the bone. The bone wraps around the implant over several weeks in a process called osseointegration. With added bone, the implant is held firmly in the mouth in a manner much more effective than any other alternative. The implant works as the best foundation for restorations placed over it, including:
- Dental crowns
- Dental bridges
All of these options are readily available with Dr. Jordan Tucker and can replace one or more teeth within the smile. The implants used with dentures eliminate the need for patients to deal with shifting or denture adhesives that can be messy and ineffective. It provides optimum stabilization that no other alternative can achieve. This allows patients to eat their favorite foods, such as apples and steaks, which may have been eliminated in the past due to the inability to properly chew and digest.
Who is a candidate for a dental implant?
Determining candidacy starts with an evaluation at our practice with Dr. Jordan Tucker. X-rays are completed to check the health of the jawbone to decide if there is sufficient bone for successful oral surgery. Bone grafting may need to be considered for those serious about restoring their smile with dental implants.
Discuss your need for tooth restoration with our team
Dr. Jordan Tucker of Elite Smiles of Pflugerville is a Texas area dentist committed to providing patients with general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry solutions based on their unique desires and situations. Patients considering a dental professional for the placement and restoration of a dental implant are encouraged to book a consultation visit at our practice, located conveniently at 1616 FM 685, Suite 103. Call (512) 273-7790 today!