Are you missing teeth in your smile? Interested in a treatment option that can replace your missing teeth and restore your smile? At the practice of Dr. Al Gulum, we are proud to offer implant dentistry in Fresh Meadows, NY for our patients that are interested in a more permanent and secure solution when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Not sure if dental implants might be right for you? Feel free to schedule a consultation, we’d be more than happy to determine if you are a candidate for implant dentistry.
Dental implants are a newer dental treatment which has quickly become one of the most popular treatment options for replacing missing teeth. Unlike other options, dental implants are surgically attached to the jaw, making them a part of the patient. Dental implants themselves are comprised of three parts, the implant, the abutment and the prosthetic.
The implant is the tiny post which is surgically attached to the jaw and made from titanium. Titanium is capable of bonding with the bone, ensuring the implant itself is extremely secure. The abutment is attached to the implant once the area has healed and allows the prosthetic to be secured to the implant. The prosthetic is the artificial tooth/teeth that are attached. Dental crowns, bridges, partials and even dentures may be used depending upon various factors.
When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental implants have many benefits over the alternative options, including:
Interested in dental implants to improve your smile? Contact the practice of Dr. Al Gulum today to schedule your consultation for dental implants. We are always pleased to see new patients at our clinic and would be more than happy to get you added to the schedule for an appointment.