Q: “What is a dental implant?”
A: Dental implants act as replacement tooth roots that are surgically placed in the jaw bone to support either fixed single teeth or bridges, or removable dentures.
Q: “How long do dental implants last?”
A: If you take excellent care of your dental implants, they can last a lifetime. Many patients have successfully had functional implants for over 15 years, and the likelihood that your dental implant will be fully functional past 10 years is 90%. Dental implants are a very durable option for tooth replacement!
Q: “Am I a good candidate for dental implants?”
A: We can perform a thorough examination at your consultation to determine if you’re a good candidate for dental implants or to make recommendations for how you can become a candidate. Tryon Family uses Biohorizon implants, they provide excellent primary stability, maximum bone maintenance and soft tissue attachment for predictable results. The all-on-four technique uses as few as four strategically placed dental implants that will secure a cosmetic denture
Q: “What are the costs of dental implants?”
A: The final cost of dental implants treatment will vary between patients, so we encourage you to visit our office for a consultation to discuss your treatment.
Q: “Are dental implants expensive?”
A: Breakthroughs in technology have made receiving dental implants more affordable and attainable than ever before. An assessment of different treatment outcomes has shown that with a little more expense, the strength and longevity of implants is a better investment in the long term.