Restore Your Smile With Dr. Kovacevic
Dental implants are a natural-looking, permanent replacement for missing teeth. They’re the only restoration that protects your oral health in addition to enhancing your smile. No matter the state of your teeth, Dr. Kovacevic will find an ideal solution for your smile.
What are Dental Implants?
A dental implant is designed to completely restore your missing tooth from root to crown. The titanium implant fixture is permanently anchored to your jaw and topped with a stunning porcelain crown, giving you a beautiful smile.
Once it’s secure, your implant will look and function just like a natural tooth with a comfortable fit that provides tremendous chewing power.
What’s the Dental Implant Process?
Transforming your smile with dental implants is a three-step process: It begins with your consultation with Dr. Kovacevic. If you decide to get dental implants, Dr. Kovacevic will surgically place your implant fixture and then he’ll complete the process by attaching the implant crown as soon as you’re ready.
Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?
The best way to find out if dental implants are the right solution for your missing teeth is to schedule your consultation with an experienced implant dentist like Dr. Kovacevic. He’ll thoroughly evaluate your smile and recommend the treatment that’s right for you.
Even if you’ve been told that you don’t qualify for dental implants because you suffer from jawbone deterioration or gum recession, Dr. Kovacevic can often use supplemental procedures to prepare you for implant surgery.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long do dental implants last?
Dental implants are anchored to your jaw for unmatched stability and strength. With proper oral hygiene and regular trips to your dentist, implants can last up to a lifetime.
How do you take care of your dental implants after the procedure?
Unlike other tooth replacements such as dentures, dental implants can be cleaned just like natural teeth. All you need to do is brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once a day. Dr. Kovacevic recommends using a soft-bristled toothbrush and nylon floss for optimal results. It’s also best to avoid brands of toothpaste that contain abrasive ingredients, like those made for teeth whitening and smokers.
Are dental implants safe?
The dental implant procedure is totally safe as long as it’s performed by an experienced and qualified dentist such as Dr. Kovacevic. In addition, dental implants are the only restoration that prevents jawbone deterioration, making them the safest option for your long-term oral health.