Dental Implants

Dental Implants & Restorations in Tempe

mature couple outside their homeA missing tooth can impact how you chew, speak, smile, and much more. At Tempe Smile Design, we believe you deserve a smile that looks, feels, and functions properly. Dr. Stacy Tracy and Dr. Roxane Huber provide dental implant treatment with quality restorations to help make this happen!

We are dedicated to helping you achieve good oral health and improved quality of life once more. While our dentists do not place implants, they work closely with trusted specialists in our area. There are several periodontists and oral surgeons in our network who can perform this procedure successfully!

We find it rewarding to help you qualify for dental implants and rebuild your smile like new. Our team proudly serves individuals experiencing tooth loss in Tempe, Chandler, and Mesa. Contact Tempe Smile Design to schedule a consultation today!

CALL US: (480) 829-8200 REQUEST APPOINTMENT

What are Dental Implants?

3d render of dental implantImplants are posts consisting of body-safe titanium. They serve as tooth roots, providing a durable solution to tooth loss. They are the only tooth replacement option that becomes a permenant part of your jaw. They contain three different parts: the post, the abutment, and the restoration.

How Do They Work?

When surgically placed into the jaw, the implant posts fuse naturally with bone and tissue. This bonding process is called osseointegration, and it is an essential step in the tooth replacement process. Once the bonding is complete, your implant will form a secure and long-lasting foundation for your new restoration.

Implant-Supported Restorations Made Exceptional by Tempe Smile Design

Implant restorations are artificial teeth supported by dental implants. They replace missing teeth to fill gaps and protect the rest of your smile. At Tempe Smile Design, we proudly offer implant-supported restorations of the highest quality, look, and feel. Each is designed to withstand years of use and blend seamlessly within your smile. They include:

Discover More About Our Denture Options!

If you are missing most or all your teeth, our dentists offer several denture options to meet your needs. Sometimes, individuals who require full dentures do not want traditional forms of these restorations or cannot get them for various reasons. Whether this is due to jawbone recession or affordability, we can help!

Hybrid dentures, also known as All-on-Four dentures, are an innovative solution to replace entire rows of teeth using more efficient and convenient techniques. They can replace your smile with only four dental implants! Our dentists can renew the upper jaws with a dentures shaped like a horseshoe. The unique shape allows for better security and comfort without crossing the palate.

Which Implant-Supported Restoration is Right for Me?

woman getting a dental inspectionWe conduct a thorough exam to determine your needs. This appointment involves discussing your concerns and goals. Our team will take a series of x-rays to see detailed images of your gums and any remaining teeth.

From there, our dentists will recommend the best course of action for successful tooth replacement. They work with you to create a treatment plan based on your unique situation. Implant restorations can make excellent options if you have lost teeth due to trauma, necessary extraction, or advanced gum disease. They can also be right for you if your smile cannot successfully support traditional crowns, bridges, or dentures.

Do I Qualify for Dental Implants?

If you are over eighteen and in good oral and general health, you may qualify for dental implants. However, successful treatment requires healthy gums and a strong, dense jawbone. If your jawbone is lacking in strength and density, you can still benefit!

There are a wide variety of structural procedures designed to help and prepare your jaw for treatment. These often include bone grafts and sinus lifts. Our dentists can collaborate with local periodontists and oral surgeons to see that you receive the right preliminary treatments to achieve successful dental implant treatment.

What are The Benefits?

Dental Implants can provide you with many advantages. Since they replace every part of a lost tooth, they offer significant improvements for your dental health and quality of life.

senior man checking out his new smile with a mirrorBelow are seven benefits you can often expect with implants.

  1. Keep any surrounding natural teeth in place
  2. Restore essential jawbone stimulation
  3. Preserve natural facial features
  4. Stop bone recession or weakening
  5. Improve biting and chewing
  6. Promote proper digestion
  7. Renew appearance & and self-confidence

Do Implants Need Special Care?

Surprisingly no! Dental implants are the closest thing to natural and healthy teeth. As such, you should have no issues with them when brushing and flossing regularly. Having a healthy diet and visiting our dentists every six months for routine exams and cleanings can help your implants last many years, even decades!

Restore Your Smile Completely, Today!

At Tempe Smile Design, our team is here to restore your beautiful smile from beginning to end. You can rely on us to help you obtain a healthy, beautiful, and functional smile once again! We serve all individuals with dental implant restorations in Tempe, Chandler, and Mesa. Contact our team to get started!

CALL US: (480) 829-8200 REQUEST APPOINTMENT

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