Advanced Restorative Dentistry and Dental Implant Options
We proudly provide complete dental implants services in one convenient location. For optimal durability, we use Nobel Biocare® implants. Placement of these restorations requires greater skill than other types of implants, but our surgeons have the necessary experience. We offer implants to patients who have lost teeth to decay and gum disease, patients who have lost teeth due to trauma, and post-cancer patients.
MINI DENTAL IMPLANTS
Mini dental implants are an alternative to traditional implants. Because of the smaller diameter, they are marketed as involving less discomfort and recovery time. However, they do not always provide the same lasting results that traditional implants offer. At Winterset Dental, we are committed to offering the highest quality care, and will only recommend treatments we believe will provide you with long-term benefits.
SAME-DAY DENTAL IMPLANTS
We know that you do not want to deal with the hassle of missing teeth any longer than necessary. That is why we offer same-day dental implants for an immediate smile restoration. As soon as your surgeon places the implants, we can attach a temporary crown, bridge, or denture. Though intended for short-term use, your temporary will look very lifelike. When you have healed, we will attach your final restoration.
Traditional bridges are supported by dental crowns. Dental crowns might become unstable over time. In such cases, the surrounding teeth require a reshaping treatment. At Winterset Dental, we offer treatments to fill in the gaps caused by tooth loss. This is accomplished through implant-supported bridges.
MULTIPLE TEETH REPLACEMENT
An implant-supported bridge can fill large gaps in your smile, even those spaces too large for a traditional bridge. This solution requires no alteration of healthy teeth, and prevents jaw atrophy. Your surgeon will position two or more posts in your jawbone, topping it with a custom-made restoration. Your bridge will never slip, and will provide a lifelike appearance.
FULL-MOUTH REPLACEMENT IMPLANTS
Dental implants can support a full upper or lower denture. Dr. Argawal or a member of his team will place several implants in your jaw. The exact number will depend on your bone health and the force of your bite. When your jaw has healed, he will attach a permanent denture. Your restoration will never slip, and it will be custom crafted to look totally natural.
ALL-ON-4® DENTAL IMPLANTS
All-on-4® dental implants are an alternative approach to implant-supported dentures using four implants. Two are placed at 45-degree angles. This option is a shortcut that can often eliminate the need for bone grafting, but we believe that All-on-4® dental implants are overused and, in many cases, they do not provide sufficient support. Our team will not cut corners with your care. We will determine a long-lasting option for you.
If you have severely damaged teeth, extraction may be the only suitable option. In many cases, we can provide dental implants at the same time that we remove your teeth. In this way, we can cut down on your treatment time and discomfort. We can also virtually eliminate bone recession since the implants will immediately provide regenerative signals to the surrounding tissues.
CANDIDACY FOR DENTAL IMPLANTS
If you are missing one or more teeth, and you are in good overall health, you are probably a candidate for implants. Bone volume is an important consideration. We can provide bone grafting to restore lost tissue, allowing you to receive dental implants. Additionally, you should be free of gum disease, since this condition can compromise the success of dental implants. Periodontal care can restore your candidacy.