Regain a Strong Bite With Dental Implants in Charlotte

If you’re missing teeth, it’s important to replace them. Having an empty space in your smile can cause many other dental issues and become a daily stress factor while you try to hide your smile. Our dentists can solve all these problems and more with implants. Dental implants in Charlotte can:

  • Ensure you have a strong, healthy, and attractive smile
  • Improve the health of your other teeth
  • Prevent bone loss in your jaw, a common result of leaving teeth missing for too long
  • Enhance your overall health since you’ll be able to properly chew and digest foods

Call our dental practice at 704-766-8662 to schedule a consultation. We’ll determine if implants will benefit your smile as they have for so many others.

Choose the Perfect Implant Solution for Your Smile

Teeth implants are titanium rods that function like tooth roots when placed in your jaw. They naturally fuse to your jawbone, then act as dependable anchors for replacement teeth, whether you’re missing one tooth or all of them. With their years of experience working with different types of dental implants, our dentists will help you find the solution that will work best for your smile.

Implants can be used with several different dental restorations, including:

  • Dental crowns, for replacing a single tooth
  • Dental bridges, for replacing a few missing teeth
  • Dentures, for replacing multiple missing teeth, up to an entire mouthful

With implant dentures, you’ll enjoy a choice of either:

  • Implant-Supported Dentures – Your dentures are attached to a bar that is connected to implants, ensuring your dentures never slip out of place while you’re eating.
  • Implant-Retained Dentures – These dentures snap onto balls on top of your implants, which secures them so you can eat and smile with confidence.

Whichever option you choose for your replacement teeth, you will love having a smile that you can show off.

Enjoy Comfortable Options During Your Dental Implant Procedure

We want to make sure you know exactly what to expect for your implant procedure. Here is how it will go:

  • In our relaxed office, we’ll examine your mouth to make sure teeth implants are right for you.
  • Using the latest technology, including digital X-rays, we will determine if your jaw is strong enough to support the implants and the best positions for the implants to be placed.
  • While a dental specialist will place your implants, we will work tirelessly to ensure that you are comfortable and relaxed during your visits with us, whether at a consultation or during any procedures required before your implants are placed.
  • If you are ever in discomfort, all you need to do is let us know! We offer the option of inhaled or oral sedation if you need it.
  • Once your implants have been placed, we will work with you on your restoration options, so you can have a complete, fully functioning smile.

For dental implants in Charlotte, call 704-766-8662 for an appointment or schedule online. We look forward to providing your new smile soon!

Common Questions About Dental Implants

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are replacements for the roots of your missing teeth. Modern implants are typically titanium posts or screws that are placed directly into your jawbone. Implants secure, stabilize, and support dental crowns, bridges, or dentures. This allows your restorations to function and feel like real teeth, so you can smile, bite, and chew with confidence.

Are dental implants painful?

Placing implants is a surgical procedure. With that said, we work with oral surgeons who will keep you free from pain, including administering local anesthesia and dental sedation. You may have some soreness during your recovery, although many patients report they don’t have any pain. Once your implants are secure in your jaw, they will feel like your natural teeth.

Are dental implants covered by insurance?

Some insurance plans cover a portion of implant treatment, but you should check with your individual carrier to review what your policy covers. We will help you get your full benefits under your policy for your replacement teeth. We also offer third-party financing through CareCredit and LendingClub. The oral surgeon we refer you to for implant placement has options to help make your payments manageable, too. Many patients view implants as an investment in their long-term oral health.

Can dental implants be removed?

Dental implants could be removed, although it is not likely you would need to have them removed. Once your implants are placed in your jawbone, they will fuse with the bone and last for decades, if not a lifetime. Your replacement teeth attached to the implants will last five to 10 years on average.