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Dental Implants – New York, NY

Rebuild Your Tooth from the Root Up

Animated components of dental implants

Nowadays, you have more options than ever to replace your missing teeth. Traditional tooth replacement options restore only the parts of the teeth above the gum line. While this is essential to maintaining the natural shape and structure of the smile, replacing the underlying root is just as important to support optimal oral health. That’s why we frequently recommend dental implant supported tooth replacement. Your dentist can replace any number of missing teeth using a solution that closely looks and feels natural - dental implants in Lenox Hill, NY.

Benefits of Dental Implants

Animated single tooth dental implant

As the only tooth replacement treatment to recreate the entire structure from the root up, dental implants offer exceptional benefits not possible with any other option, including:

Indications for Dental Implants  

Model of implant-retained bridge replacing missing teeth

Dental implants are small, titanium posts that mimic the form and function of the roots, offering superior stability for any number of replacement teeth from a single tooth to a full arch. Depending on the number of teeth you’re missing, the treatment will vary slightly.

Missing Single Tooth

A titanium implant post is surgically placed into the jaw to serve as a new root. An abutment is placed on the post to connect your restoration, which will match your natural teeth to blend in when you smile.

Missing Multiple Teeth

Two or more consecutive missing teeth can be replaced with an implant-supported bridge. 1-2 dental implants anchor the bridge to your jawbone to leave healthy teeth untouched.

Missing All Teeth

4 to 10 dental implants secure your denture to your jawbone, permanently eliminating any slipping or irritation. You’ll regain as much as 70% of your natural biting force.

Team-Based or Start-to-Finish Dental Implant Treatment

Animated implant-retained denture for lower arch

The process of replacing a missing tooth with a dental implant is completed in two phases. The first phase of treatment is the surgical placement of one or more dental implants below the gum line. The procedure itself is relatively straight forward. We make a small incision in the gum line where the implant is to be placed, insert and position the post, and then we put a protective covering over the implant site.

Over the course of 3 to 6 months, the dental implant fuses with the supportive alveolar bone, a process referred to as osseointegration. Once the implant is fused with the jawbone, patients return to our dental office to have the dental restoration attached to the post.

Understanding the Cost of Dental Implants

Older woman with dental implants smiling.

There isn’t a set fee for dental implants in Lenox Hill because the cost is determined by your specific treatment plan, such as the number of teeth you’re treating. We’ll provide you with a custom estimate during your initial consultation and discuss your options to keep your new smile affordable, like using your dental insurance.

If you’re ready to replace your missing teeth, we can help. Contact our skilled team to find out more or schedule a dental implant consultation today.

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