Dental Implants

If you’re looking to restore your smile with a dental implant, Family Dentistry of Walnut Creek can help!

Let us help you achieve a confident and healthy smile with our personalized dental implant services.

At Family Dentistry of Walnut Creek, we are dedicated to providing exceptional dental implant services to patients in the Walnut Creek, CA area. Our experienced team understands that every patient has unique needs and objectives, which is why we offer personalized care and a range of restorative options. When you choose us as your dental health partner, you can trust that your oral health and the future of your smile are in great hands.

Tooth loss can have a significant impact on your overall oral health, facial appearance, and self-confidence. However, our friendly and knowledgeable team is here to help. We take the time to answer all of your questions and provide gentle, attentive care to ensure that you feel comfortable throughout the process. Contact us today to schedule a consultation so that we can help you restore your smile and your confidence!

What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are widely considered the “gold standard” for tooth replacement due to their numerous benefits. This innovative treatment involves placing a small piece of titanium, resembling a screw, into the jawbone through a surgical procedure. Over time, the implant fuses with the bone through a process called osseointegration, resulting in a durable and long-lasting foundation for your new replacement tooth.

Once the healing process is complete, an abutment, a small connecting piece, is attached to the dental implant. Finally, a natural-looking false tooth, usually a dental crown, is secured onto the abutment, completing the process.

Another option, called mini implants, may be appropriate for some patients. This smaller type of implant takes less time and is less invasive—in fact, it can be done in one visit and does not require sutures. However, mini implants are not as supportive as traditional implants, so our team can discuss the pros and cons of each option with you in order to determine which is right for your specific oral health needs and treatment preferences.

Benefits Of Dental Implants

A dental implant is an extremely popular and effective tooth replacement option, offering numerous benefits for those seeking to restore their smile and improve their oral health. These include the following:

  • Dental implants closely mimic your natural tooth structure, making them the sturdiest tooth replacement option available.By fusing with your jawbone, dental implants provide sufficient force to prevent the bone degradation that can occur with tooth loss.
  • Replacing missing teeth with dental implants helps prevent other teeth from shifting, while also restoring the “hollows” in your cheeks and taking years off your appearance.
  • With proper oral hygiene and routine dental check-ups, dental implants have the potential to last a lifetime, making them a reliable and long-term solution for tooth loss.

How Do You Care For Your Dental Implant?

Maintaining your dental implant is simple and comparable to caring for your natural teeth. Regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups will help ensure that your implant remains in good condition for many years. In the event of unexpected trauma resulting in a cracked or damaged crown, our team can easily repair and replace the affected area.

Looking Out For Your Smile

Our experienced team has undergone extensive training in the placement and restoration of dental implants to ensure successful outcomes and speedy recovery for our patients. We prioritize your safety and satisfaction throughout the process and strive to exceed your expectations in terms of comfort and ease. If you are considering dental implants, we encourage you to reach out to our Walnut Creek, CA office today!

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