Dental Implants in Astoria with Love Family Dental
A mouth that is missing teeth can lead to other problems. When one or more teeth are missing, you may have problems chewing or talking, and over time, problems such as the loss of jawbone density and changes in facial shape can develop. At Love Family Dental, our Astoria team also sees how one or more missing teeth can make patients feel self-conscious and impact their overall well-being. A solution to the oral health problems caused by missing teeth is to restore a missing tooth with a dental implants. If you are located near Astoria or Long Island City, Michael Love, DDS & Howard Love, DDS can provide you with restorative solutions such as dental implants to preserve and enhance your natural dentition and give you a healthy and beautiful smile.
What Do Dental Implants Do?
Dental implants can solve a variety of problems, from oral health issues to purely aesthetic concerns. If you are missing several teeth and wearing removable dentures, it is not an overstatement to say that dental implants can change your life. With dental implants you can expand your diet to include foods that might currently be off limits, eliminate embarrassing situations caused by denture slippage, and prevent future oral health problems caused by missing teeth.
Are Dental Implants the Right Choice For You?
Dental implants are suitable for most people in good health with one or more missing teeth. To determine if you are a qualified candidate for this procedure, Drs. Love will assess your medical history and take dental x-rays. The doctors will also determine whether you have sufficient bone density in which to anchor the implants. In the event that you are not an ideal candidate, Drs. Love will recommend alternate tooth replacement options such as bridges or dentures.
About the Dental Implant Procedure
Both Drs. Michael and Howard Love work closely with a specialist who relies on a surgical guide created in our office for your dental implant procedure. The surgical guide details where the oral surgeon should place the dental implant so that the crown restoration can be properly cemented once your dental implants have healed.
For the next stage of the process, Dr. Love will take impressions and craft a restoration for your dental implant. The creation and placement of the crown restoration may take two or three visits to ensure proper fit and satisfaction. After your dental implants are in place, you will enjoy the benefits of fully functioning bite and a naturally looking smile.
Contact Us for More Information
If you are curious about how you might benefit from dental implants in Astoria, or are wondering if you are a good candidate for dental implant placement, contact Love Family Dental and schedule an appointment. Our practice serves patients in Long Island City, Astoria, and the 11102, 11103, 11105, 11106 zip codes, Michael Love, DDS & Howard Love, DDS are experienced providers of this innovative dental treatment, and look forward to restoring your smile.