Dental Implants in Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, & Windsor
Dental Implants Presentation
To provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed.
What Are Dental Implants?
A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you’ll see they have the same basic parts. Both have a crown (the visible part used to chew food). Both have a root that holds the tooth securely under the gum and is anchored into the jaw. The difference is that the implant is made of titanium – the same time-tested material used by surgeons for artificial joints. When you lose a tooth, you lose both the root and the crown. To replace the tooth, the surgeon first replaces the root with a small dental implant.
Time is allowed for bone to heal and grow around the dental implant. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. A support post (abutment) is then placed on the implant and a new replacement tooth (crown) is placed on top of the abutment. In many cases a temporary replacement tooth can be attached to the implant immediately after it is placed. If all of your teeth are missing, a variety of treatment options are available to support the replacement teeth.
Are you ready to replace your missing teeth and smile with confidence again?
For more information about Dental Implants or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Jordan:
“Don’t be afraid to Smile.”
For years I’d felt like a part of my body was missing — because my teeth were. My dentist told me that dental implants would make me feel and look a lot better. OK, I said. Now, I’m thrilled. I can smile, eat anything, and enjoy a good laugh with my friends.
Using the most recent advances in dental implant technology, Dr. Jordan is able to place the crown on single stage implants. These implants do not require a second procedure to uncover them, but do require a minimum of six weeks of healing time before artificial teeth are placed. There are even situations where the implant can be placed at the same time as the tooth extraction – further minimizing your number of surgical procedures. We work with great, local surgeons to coordinate treatment and make your implant procedure as streamlined as possible.
We Welcome Patients from Out of the Area
Many of our new patients come to us outside of Santa Rosa. Some from just a few minutes away and some nearly out of the state. We are proud to serve not only Sonoma County, but also the surrounding communities with exceptional cosmetic & restorative dentistry services:
- Eureka, CA
- Arcata, CA
- Fortuna, CA
- Mendocino, CA
- Ukiah, CA
- Fort Bragg, CA
- Gualala, CA
- Clearlake, CA
- Middletown, CA
- Hidden Valley Lake, CA
- Calistoga, CA
- St Helena, CA
- Yountville, CA
- Napa, CA
- Marin County
Andrea E. Jordan, DDS, FACP
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