DDS HIEN TO
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DDS KENNETH TO

515 S Carrier Pkwy, Ste 102
Grand Prairie, TX 75051

#1 Dental Implant in Grand Prairie TX, Dental Implants

If you wear dentures, you know they don’t always feel secure. We can help make sure you never lack confidence in your dentures by giving you over denture implants that firmly hold your dentures. Implants also help in preserving your bone structure and jaw line. Your natural chewing and your food options will be unlimited! You can also get rid of all the messy denture adhesives!  Stop by our office if you are near Grand Prairie Tx to see a dentist.

WILL MY TEETH IMPLANTS MATCH MY EXISTING NATURAL TEETH?

Yes! Your teeth feature a custom-designed porcelain crown that perfectly matches the shade of your existing teeth. Patients often have difficulty distinguishing their natural teeth from their beautiful new teeth implants.

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What are dental implants?

Dental Implants are medical devices that are surgically placed into the jaw to improve a person’s chewing ability or appearance. They support artificial (fake teeth) such as dentures, bridges, crowns, and bridges.

A person may experience discomfort if a tooth is damaged or lost because of injury or disease. A dental implant can be used to replace a missing tooth and improve the patient’s health and quality of life.

A dental implant system consists of a dental abutment, a dental body and a screw to fix the abutment. The dental implant body is surgically placed in the jawbone to replace the tooth’s roots. The dental implant abutment, which is attached to the implant body using an abutment fixation screws, extends through the gums into your mouth to support the attached artificial tooth.

 

When are dental implents right for you?

Discuss the benefits and risks of dental implants with your dentist before you make a decision.
Consider these things:

  • Your overall health plays a major role in determining if you are a candidate for dental implant treatment. It also determines how long it takes to heal and how long the implant will stay in place.
  • Ask your dentist which brand and model dental implant system is being used. Keep this information for future reference.
  • Smoking can affect the healing process, and may lead to a decrease in the longevity of the implant.
  • The healing process of an implant body can take many months, or even longer. During this time you will usually have a temporary abutment to replace the tooth.

The dental implant procedure was completed:

  • Follow the instructions of your dentist regarding oral hygiene. It is important to clean the implant and the surrounding teeth regularly in order for it to be successful.
  • Make sure to schedule regular appointments with your dentist.
  • Your dentist should be notified if your implant feels painful or loose.

What are the benefits and risks of dental implants?

Implants can make a significant difference in the quality of life and health of those who need them. Sometimes complications can arise soon after placement of a dental implant. Implant failure is a condition that results in the implant becoming loose or damaged. Implant failure may require another surgery to repair or replace the system.

Dental Implant Systems Benefits:

  • Restores the ability to chew
  • Cosmetic appearance restored
  • Keeps the jawbone strong and healthy from bone loss.
  • Protects the health and well-being of surrounding bone and gums
  • Stabilizes adjacent (or nearby) teeth
  • Increases the quality of your life

Dental Implant Systems are a risky investment

  • Implant placement can cause damage to natural teeth around the implant site.
  • Sinus perforation is a surgical procedure that causes injury to surrounding tissues.
  • Surgery-related injury (e.g. fracture of the surrounding jawbone)
  • Inadequate function can be described as feeling that the teeth don’t fit together properly.
  • An abutment screw being loosening can cause a tooth to feel loose or in a twist.
  • Implant body failure (looseness or death of the implant body).
    • Systemic infection may occur, which is more common in patients with uncontrolled diabetes
    • Because of local infection in the bone and gums supporting implant body
    • Patients who smoke may have a higher chance of delayed healing.
  • Poor oral hygiene due to difficulty cleaning the gums around an implant.
  • Periodontal disease that is not treated
  • Nerve damage or nerve impingement can cause post-surgical numbness
  • Before any magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or x-ray procedures, always inform your health care provider and imaging technicians. These images can be affected by dental implants. FDA is unaware of any adverse events that have been reported in relation to MRIs or x-rays using dental implants.

Carrier Dentistry

515 S Carrier Pkwy, Ste 102
Grand Prairie, TX 75051

Phone: (972) 787-1563

Fax: 972-642-2571

OFFICE HOURS

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 2pm
Wednesday: 9am-6pm
Thursday: 9am-5pm
Closed Fri, Sat, and Sun
Nov 23rd 9am -2pm
Closed Nov 24th
Closed Nov 25th

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