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Single Tooth Dental Implants

A missing tooth can be frustrating, if not embarrassing. Depending on the location of the missing tooth, you may find changes in how you chew, your speech, or your smile. Even worse are the changes that you can’t see, or the changes that occur more slowly. We can provide you with options to help

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Multiple Tooth Dental Implants

For millions of people with damaged or missing teeth, dental implants have turned out to be a long term and effective solution. Patients who have faced trauma, injury, decay, or other underlying health issues – damaged teeth can plague anyone. Depending on your situation, a dental surgeon may choose to recommend a few possibilities.

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Digital X-Rays

When you think about dental x-rays, what immediately comes to mind? If you are like many people, you will think of taking the x-rays, then waiting for a while. When they are finally ready, someone will enter the dental office with a floppy sheet of film, then stick it up on a lighted board. If that is all that you think that dental x-rays are, you are behind the times.

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Planmeca 3D CT

We utilize Planmeca’s advanced imaging technology (digital CT scanner) to provide the best care and results for our patients. Planmeca follows the very best clinical values with their commitment to the “as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) radiation” principle. This keeps the patient, oral surgeon, and other clinical professionals safe.

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Distraction Osteogenesis

Distraction osteogenesis is a facial reconstruction method to pull the existing bone apart. Instead of forcibly inserting a vacancy and filling it with other bone segments (bone graft), a distraction osteogenesis procedure uses a tool to draw two pieces of bone away from each other.

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Full Mouth Reconstruction

Many times people will seek the services of an oral surgeon to repair one or two teeth. It could also be a problem such as gums that need work. Sometimes, though, more than just a few small changes could be needed. Full mouth reconstruction can give you a whole new smile. This will not only look fantastic, but it will make your life a lot easier.

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After Implant Placement

Dental implants can do more than just replace teeth that have been lost. They can restore your smile and your confidence as well. From start to finish, dental implants can take several weeks or maybe even months to be complete. Here at Nevada Oral & Facial Surgery, we will tell you what you need to do and what to watch for after the implant placement, but here is a quick rundown of what you can expect.

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About Dental Implants

Dental implants, or metal posts surgically inserted underneath your gums, provide firm support for artificial teeth. Dental implants can restore your smile with long-lasting results.

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Dental Implant FAQ

Dental implants have helped to restore the smiles of countless people, but there are also many questions when it comes to what implants are all about. Here at Nevada Oral & Facial Surgery, we want to make sure that you are well informed. That way you will be able to tell whether or not dental implants are the solution that you are looking for.

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Benefit Of Dental Implants

Losing a tooth can lead to embarrassment. One of the ways that we can take care of tooth loss is with a dental implant. With an implant, we will give you a new tooth using a screw and a crown. It will look and feel just like a natural tooth.

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How Implants Prevent Bone Loss

Dental implants are the most common and successful restorative option for missing teeth today, whether it be single tooth dental implants, multiple tooth implants, implant supported dentures, or the All-on-4® Treatment Concept. Dental implants are made from small titanium posts which are embedded surgically into your jawbone. They contain a connector, or abutment, which is placed on top of the implant posts. Atop of that, is the dental crown, or your new tooth.

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Who Is A Candidate For Dental Implants?

Dental implants are a great way to replace teeth that are missing. Many people who are suffering from tooth loss are great candidates for the procedure. If you are missing teeth, come in to Nevada Oral & Facial Surgery so that we can see if you are a good candidate for dental implants. Here are some of the things that we will look for.

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