Are dental implants safe?
Absolutely! Dental implants are made of materials which are safe for the human body. They are a beautiful, strong option to restore one or more missing teeth. In fact, dental implants are as close as you can get to a real tooth. By combining a sturdy, biocompatible metal implant with a beautiful, custom-made restoration, dental implants will restore your missing tooth with a natural, functional replacement, and no one will be able to tell the difference.
The “root” structure of an implant is composed of biocompatible titanium. "Biocompatible" means that the body will accept the titanium implant as a natural part of your body and integrate with it, giving you a sturdy foundation for whatever dental restoration you need.
The “tooth” structure of your implant can be made from tooth-colored materials, such as ceramic or porcelain, that have been used reliably in dentistry for years. Whether you need a crown to restore a single tooth or an implant-supported bridge to replace multiple missing teeth, these ceramic and porcelain restorations look and feel natural. They don't even require any special cleaning agents or techniques--just brush and floss normally and visit our West Allis dental office for regular examinations and cleanings every six months.
If you are interested in dental implants, contact us today to schedule a consultation.
- I had a root canal on a tooth that fractured and now it has to be removed. Can it be replaced with an implant or do I have to have a bridge or a partial?
- I can't keep my upper denture in place for very long without gagging. I also can't taste or feel the temperature or texture of food very well, so eating is not the pleasure it once was. Can implants help me?