Am I A Candidate for Dental Implant Treatment
Almost everyone who is missing one or more teeth and in general good health is a candidate for dental implant treatment. There are a few medical conditions that can undermine the success of implant treatment, such as uncontrolled diabetes.
However, there are few conditions that would keep someone from having implant treatment altogether. Quality and quantity of available bone for implant placement is more often a factor in qualifying for dental implants than medical conditions.
However, even people who have lost significant amount of bone can qualify for dental implant treatment with additional procedures to add bone or create new bone. Advances in this type of treatment have made it possible for thousands of patients who would not previously have been considered candidates to have successful implant procedures.
Dr. Luis Perez of Fairway Dental in Carrollton, Texas is a prosthodontist. He specializes in full mouth restoration and replacement of teeth.
He creates the crown that goes on the abutment of the implant which is fitted to look like your natural tooth.It's important to have a dentist specialized in dental implants place the implants for you, and NOT a general dentist.
You will save both time and money!
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