At Glendale Dental Wellness Center, our dentist, Dr. Robert Sue is proud to provide our patients with dental implants. With over 20 years’ experience in all aspect of dental implants, you can have the confidence your dental care will be handled professionally as well as competently. We can offer single tooth replacement implants, multiple implants, min-implants or full mouth reconstruction involving a combination of implants and either dentures or bridges. Many of our patients in the Glendale area and Los Angeles area appreciate the fact that we are able to streamline the process by providing both the surgical phase (placement of the implant into the jawbone) as well as the restorative phase (placing the crowns on top of the implant) portions of the procedure.
A dental implant is a synthetic tooth attached to a post that Dr. Sue implants into your jawbone. The post is typically made of titanium to provide you with a durable, reliable foundation for the artificial tooth.
Dr. Sue can use dental implants to replace missing teeth, whether you’re only missing one tooth or need to replace several teeth. He can also use strategic implants to permanently secure a full denture in your mouth when you lose all of your natural teeth.
A good candidate for dental implants has good overall oral health, doesn’t smoke, and has enough jawbone to support a dental implant. Dr. Sue offers comprehensive implant services, including bone grafting and computer-enhanced treatment planning, to ensure you achieve your desired cosmetic and functional results.
Dental implants take a commitment of your time, requiring several appointments but offering amazing results.
In the first part of the procedure, Dr. Sue surgically implants the titanium post into your jawbone. Once the implant is in, you need to wait several months for your jawbone to fuse to the post and become stable enough to support the artificial tooth. Dr. Sue monitors the healing of your jaw following your implant surgery.
After your jaw has time to heal, Dr. Sue attaches the tooth to the post. He can attach the tooth permanently or design it to be removable. The permanent tooth looks and acts like your natural teeth.
Dental implants are easy to care for, and you can treat them like your natural teeth, using a high- quality toothpaste for daily brushing. You should also floss regularly to prevent decay in your natural teeth.
While your implants are resistant to decay and stains, it’s still important that you visit Dr. Sue regularly for routine cleanings and checkups.
While other replacement options, such as bridges and dentures, are available to replace missing teeth, dental implants may offer you more convenience. They look and feel like your natural teeth and can restore your ability to bite and chew foods.
Additionally, dental implants provide long-term benefits and can last a lifetime.
To find out if you’re a good candidate for dental implants, schedule a consultation online or by calling the office directly.