Dental Implants and Restorative Dentistry

Williamsburg Dental in Broomall, PA, is dedicated to providing top-tier dental care, specifically focusing on dental implants as a cornerstone of restorative dentistry. Our skilled team recognizes the transformative impact that dental implants can have on both oral health and overall well-being.

Our skilled team recognizes the transformative impact that dental implants can have on both oral health and overall well-being.

The Importance of Dental Implants

Dental implants offer a comprehensive solution for missing teeth beyond mere aesthetics. By replacing lost teeth with prosthetic roots crafted from biocompatible materials, such as titanium, dental implants could restore your smile and help preserve jawbone density. Implants have also been shown to be beneficial in preventing adjacent tooth shifting. This often results in improved chewing function, speech clarity, facial structure support, and even increased self-confidence.

The Process of Getting Dental Implants

Embarking on your journey toward dental implants at Williamsburg Dental begins with an initial consultation, during which our expert team thoroughly assesses your oral health. During this evaluation phase, we consider factors like bone density and gum condition to tailor a treatment plan best suited to your unique needs. Following this detailed analysis comes the surgical placement procedure, during which an oral surgeon ensures precise implant positioning for optimal long-term success.

Healing Period After Implant Placement

After the surgical phase is complete, it’s crucial to follow post-operative care instructions diligently. Proper healing ensures osseointegration—the process by which the implant fuses with the jawbone—leading to a stable foundation for future restorations like crowns or bridges. Monitoring progress during this healing period through scheduled follow-ups at Williamsburg Dental is essential to tracking recovery and addressing any concerns promptly.

Restoration Phase

In the restoration phase of obtaining dental implants, attention shifts towards affixing an abutment securely onto the implanted root form. This intermediary piece acts as a connector between the implant fixture below and the visible crown above. The final step involves customizing a lifelike prosthetic crown that seamlessly blends in with surrounding natural teeth in shape, color, and size, aiming for functional harmony within your smile. 

Maintenance Tips for Implants

To safeguard your investment in dental implants over time, establishing consistent oral hygiene practices plays a role, and maintaining proper brushing techniques supplemented by regular flossing or interdental brushes helps ward off plaque accumulation around implant surfaces effectively. Regular professional cleanings at Williamsburg Dental allow our meticulous team to monitor peri-implant tissues’ health while safeguarding against complications.

If you have missing teeth or need implant maintenance, we’re here to help. Call us today at (610) 347-8302 to schedule a consultation and learn more about our implant process.