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What is a Dental Implant?

The loss of just a single tooth can set a course that can destroy an entire mouth. Teeth will drift and tip into a space that is created by missing teeth. When you lose a tooth, a dental implant may be needed to replace the tooth root and crown. Dental implants are simply "anchors" that permanently support replacement teeth. They are secure and durable and can be cleaned and cared for much like your natural teeth.

The procedure requires a titanium root be fitted into your jaw to replace the lost tooth's root. Once the implant is anchored into the bone, the bone around the implant requires six weeks to six months of healing. Once the bone has healed, a support post and replacement tooth is anchored onto the implant.

Last modified on Wednesday, 20 April 2011 04:42

Evergreen Dental, SC - Appleton, WI


Evergreen Dental, SC

2310 E Evergreen Dr
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Appleton, WI 54913 View Map

(920) 734-0601


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