Dental Implants

A Permanent Solution
for Smile Woes

Dental implants are the #1 recommended (by dentists and patients) tooth replacement solution, and we’re pleased to place them at Arizona Associates in Dentistry. Whether you’re missing one tooth or multiple teeth, implants are an ideal restorative treatment because of their durability, natural appearance, and superior ability to keep your jawbone strong and healthy.

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are small screws that are surgically placed into your jawbone to mimic your tooth roots. These posts are made of biocompatible materials, and they can support a crown (or multiple crowns), a bridge, or full denture.

The process of implant dentistry may take a few months depending on your case. Multiple implants can be placed at once, but the implant does need time to heal and fuse with your jawbone. You may have temporary crowns installed during the healing period, so your ability to eat, speak, and smile won’t be impeded. After the implants have successfully healed, an abutment will be placed on the implant, which will serve as the base for your new tooth.

Once the process is complete, it may take a while for you to get used to your new smile. Eventually they should feel natural, look beautiful, and best of all – last you a lifetime. The way to ensure this result is by caring for them with great oral hygiene habits.

Dental Implants Illustration

Consequences of Missing Teeth

We don’t want anyone to experience the consequences of missing teeth, which include a loss of confidence along with:

  • Loss of ability to eat and digest food properly
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Jawbone deterioration
  • Sunken in facial appearance
  • Alignment and bite issues
  • Increased stress on your TMJ (temporomandibular joint)

Benefits of Dental Implants

The benefits of dental implants include:

  • Aids in chewing and digestion of food
  • Oral health maintenance is simplified
  • Regeneration of bone and tissue
  • Speech patterns are clear and comfortable
  • Facial structure remains strong
  • No slipping, sliding, or discomfort
  • Increased confidence

Implant Supported Dentures

If you’re already wearing traditional dentures, but wondering if dental implants could improve your quality of life, we can help you find out. With implant supported dentures, you don’t have to worry about removing your teeth for cleaning and maintenance, or restrict yourself from your favorite foods!

Implant supported dentures are the most secure, most healthy, and most natural looking solution for patients missing all their teeth. We’d love to help you get your bite back. If you’re worried about the cost of implants, we do have flexible financing options available to help you get the quality solutions you deserve.

Implant Supported Dentures Illustration

Contact Us

Schedule a consultation at Arizona Associates in Dentistry today! (520) 213-8459
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