Dental implants are artificial structures used for replacing missing teeth. These artificial tooth roots shaped like a screw are inserted by a dental surgeon into the patient’s jawbone.
At Stonewall Dental Associates, we have extensive experience in dental implants and in helping patients replace their missing teeth with natural-looking solutions. Read on to learn what the main benefits of dental implants are and how you should care for them.
The dental implant is placed in the jawbone and acts as an anchor for the false tooth that is known as the crown. The crown and the dental implant are connected by an abutment.
The crown resembles a natural tooth, its appearance and features being very similar to those of the adjacent teeth. Our dentists can customize the color of the crown to make sure it blends in perfectly and goes unnoticed.
Dental implants have several benefits such as:
After our dentists place the dental implant, they advise patients to follow these steps in order to avoid any complications or infections:
Our expert dentists at Stonewall Dental Associates in Manassas, Virginia, are highly skilled in tooth restoration procedures like placing dental implants. For more details or for scheduling an appointment, call (703) 368-1000, book online, or visit us at 8719 Stonewall Rd, Manassas, VA 20110.