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Dental Implants


Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are permanently attached to your jaw to feel and function like normal teeth. Dental implants are becoming more popular and are emerging as a recommended choice for tooth replacement. If you are a Commack resident and are looking for dental implants, look no further than Bonnie Helfner, DDS.

There are many advantages of receiving dental implants. Dental implants improve your oral health, appearance, comfort, and self-esteem. With proper care, dental implants are very durable and will last for a while. Additionally, their natural characteristics mean that nearby teeth and chewing won’t be affected by dental implants. As long as their gums and oral hygiene are healthy, any person can get dental implants

Dental implants are the best choice compared to other methods of restoring teeth. They allow you to eat your favorite foods without having to worry about developing any cavities. And unlike dentures, you don’t have to worry about your dental implants ever falling out. Dental implants also make for the best alternative because your bone will increase the stability and support of your implant by eventually fusing with it.

The procedure for a dental implant can be a long process. Most procedures take a few months while some may take up to a year. The first part of the procedure involves making an incision in the area where the implant will be placed. The implant is placed into the incision which takes about three to six months to heal. During the second procedure, another incision is made to insert the healing cap. After a few weeks, the crown and abutment are placed on top of the implant.     

Dental implants are perfectly safe to have. They function just as well as organic teeth without ever having to worry about them falling out. It is important to make sure you have the right expert to have your dental implant procedure. Contact Bonnie Helfner DDS if you want to set up an appointment or learn more about the benefits of dental implants.

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