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The most advanced way to regain and maintain a healthy smile.
Dental implants are the modern, conservative solution for the age-old problems of missing teeth and loose, unstable dentures.
Replacing missing teeth is very important for protecting the health of your teeth, gums, and jaw. If missing teeth are not replaced, it can cause surrounding teeth to drift out of place and deterioration of the underlying bone.
Unstable dentures are uncomfortable to wear and make it hard to eat or speak - sometimes resulting in embarrassing slippage. Dental implants are the perfect solution.
Here's how they work:
And why we know you will too!
Dental implants keep a one tooth problem - a one tooth problem! There's no need to modify surrounding healthy teeth to place it, which a dental bridge would require.
Placing dental implants takes only a few visits to our office and prevents the need for further procedures. We do the entire procedure right here, so need to bounce around to other offices.
Dental implants restore your teeth to full function again. The crown restoration is custom designed to match the shape and color of your natural teeth. Your implant will look and feel very natural.
Titanium is extremely durable, and dental crowns are not subject to decay, unlike natural teeth. With a good oral hygiene routine, you will be able to enjoy your implants for decades.
When you lose a tooth, it is also common to lose bone density. Implants replace the missing tooth root and protect the bone from further deterioration and additional tooth loss down the road.
Missing teeth and eventual bone loss affect the support of facial muscles, causing a "sunk-in" look and wrinkles. Implants ensure continued facial support and a more youthful appearance.
Choosing the right dentist for your dental implants can be daunting. Dr. Bret Williamson and Dr. Eric Farmer have the expert training and the leading-edge technology needed to give you fast and effective treatment, along with superlative cosmetic results.
Get the answers from our Wichita dentists.
Just about anyone who has missing teeth can use dental implants to restore their smile.
The requirements for a successful implant procedure include:
Our dentists will perform a thorough exam and let you know if dental implants are the right option for you!
Yes, they are.
Dental implants are made of a biocompatible material that does not degrade, and dental crowns are not vulnerable to decay like natural teeth are.
Additionally, dental implants are the only restorative procedure that stimulates the growth of healthy bone tissue, protecting the health of your teeth and gums.
A numbing agent is used throughout your procedure to keep your treatment pain-free.
The procedure itself takes approximately 60 to 90 minutes, and we will monitor your comfort closely the whole time. Our patients report they experience very little post-surgical discomfort, which can usually be cared for with over-the-counter medication.
As a dental treatment that completely replaces a missing tooth from root to crown and offers years of use, implants are very cost-effective!
We accept most dental insurances and will file claims on your behalf. We also accept CareCreditNew page opens in CareCredit website financing - an independent financing company that allows you to make affordable monthly payments.
We want you to get the best treatment possible and we will work with you to help you get it!
Schedule a consultation with our dental implants experts.