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Dental Implants – North Grafton, MA

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If you’re looking for a tooth replacement that is the next best thing to nature, then dental implants are exactly what you need. This treatment can help patients look, feel, and function just like they did before tooth loss, and at Theroux Dental Associates, we can use them to restore any number of teeth for a lifetime to come. With implants, your smile’s best days are ahead of you, and you can learn more about them by contacting us today to schedule a consultation to discuss tooth replacement with dental implants in North Grafton, MA.

Why Choose Theroux Dental Associates for Dental Implants?

  • Entire Procedure Completed Under One Roof
  • Enjoy a Menu of Relaxing, Spa-Like Amenities
  • Latest Technology Used for Extremely Precise Care

What is a Dental Implant?

Animated facial profile with dental implant supported dental crown visible in smile

Your teeth have two main parts, the crown, which is the portion you can see when you smile, and the root that supports it from below the gum line. Right now, dental implants are the only treatment that replaces both the root and the crown. A small titanium post is placed into the jawbone, and on top, a crown, bridge, or denture is attached. The end result is a prosthetic that perfectly resembles a real tooth.

Benefits of Dental Implants

Woman sharing beautiful smile after dental implant tooth replacement

Why would a patient want to get dental implants instead of a traditional bridge or denture? Because implants…

  • Never shift or slip because they are held within thick jawbone just like your real teeth.
  • Preserve your jawbone and prevent it from shrinking, helping you maintain a younger appearance.
  • Have been shown to last multiple times longer than other solutions. They have a 30+ year lifespan, while other prosthetics usually have to be replaced every 7-10 years.
  • Can be maintained by brushing and flossing just like your natural teeth.

Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Model smile with dental implant supported dental crown

Pretty much anyone with missing teeth can be a good candidate for dental implants if their mouth is relatively healthy and their jawbone is strong enough to support the new roots. If either of these requirements is lacking, we can help a patient get what they need so they’re able to safely receive implants. Once someone is ready, we can help them determine which type of implant procedure would best suit their needs.

Missing Single Tooth

Animated dental implant supported dental crown in row of natural teeth

An implant post can be positioned between two healthy teeth and topped with a porcelain crown without disturbing the nearby dental structure. This actually makes getting an implant less invasive compared to a regular bridge.

Missing Multiple Teeth

Animated dental implant supported fixed bridge placement

One to two implants can be used to anchor a bridge or partial denture to the jawbone, replacing several teeth at once while also giving these prosthetics a stability their removable counterparts simply can’t match.

Missing All Teeth

Animated dental implant supported denture placement

Total tooth loss can be reversed with just four to six implants, which will serve as the foundation for a full denture that is smaller, stronger, and more natural-looking than a regular prosthetic. We can even use implants to upgrade a patient’s existing denture to make it more comfortable and secure.

How Dental Implants Work

Dentist showing patient dental implant tooth replacement model

With most other dental offices in the area, you’ll be referred to a specialist to have your dental implant roots placed into your jawbone, and then you’ll return to the dentist to receive your new teeth. At Theroux Dental Associates, however, we’re able to handle every step of the implant process ourselves. From your surgery all the way until you walk out of our dental office with your brand new smile, you’ll work with our expert team, helping you save time and money while rebuilding your smile.

Understanding the Cost of Dental Implants

Dentist calculating cost of dental implant treatment plan

Because everyone’s tooth loss is different, the cost of getting dental implants can vary quite a bit from patient to patient. Factors such as how many implants are needed and what type of restoration they will support can affect the final price. It’s no secret that dental implants are more expensive upfront compared to other tooth replacement alternatives, but they actually help patients save tremendously in the long run thanks to their longevity. With implants, you won’t have to spend the money (or take the time) to have your new teeth redone every few years.