Dental implants are artificial roots and teeth, usually titanium, surgically placed into the upper or lower jaw bone by a dentist. The teeth attached to implants appear natural and often enhance or restore a patient’s smile!
We invite you to call ahead and let us know you’re coming. We’d love to meet you face-to-face. If you have a dental emergency, we’ll see you soon. Depending on our schedule, you may have to wait.
Once a tooth has to be removed, we are beyond the need for urgent care, though adjustments to existing implants could be necessary. Call us before it is too late. We want to help you resolve your problem before it’s too late.
Some dental issues are apparent, and others are more subtle, complicated, and challenging. Please allow Dr. Neale sufficient time to understand your dental situation and medical condition and customize a plan to restore what has been lost and improve your overall dental and general health for long-term success.
is a team effort between you, your dentist, and your periodontist. Your periodontist and dentist will consult with you to determine where and how your implant should be placed. Depending on your specific condition and the type of implant chosen, your periodontist will create a treatment plan tailored to your needs.
Replacing a Single Tooth
If you are missing a single tooth, one implant and a crown can replace it.
Replacing All of Your Teeth
If you are missing all your teeth, an implant-supported full bridge or full denture can replace them.
Deformities in the upper or lower jaw can leave you with an inadequate bone to place dental implants. To correct the problem, the gum is lifted away from the ridge to expose the bony defect. The defect is then filled with bone or bone substitute to build up the ridge. Ridge modification has been shown to significantly improve the appearance and increase your chances for successful implants that can last for years.
Replacing Several Teeth
If you are missing several teeth, implant-supported bridges can replace them.
Traditional Bridge Work Replacement
Give you a improved smile, and oral health as an alternative to traditional bridge work.
A key to implant success is the quantity and quality of the bone where the implant is to be placed. The upper back jaw has traditionally been one of the most challenging areas to successfully place dental implants due to insufficient bone quantity, quality, and proximity to the sinus. Sinus augmentation can help correct this problem by raising the sinus floor and developing bone for the placement of dental implants.
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Implant Dentistry & Perio Rehab
2106 Virginia Dr. Ste A, Wichita Falls TX 76309