Single Tooth Replacement

Benefits of Single Tooth Replacement

  • Provide a strong and stable foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function just like natural teeth.
  • Help to preserve the condition of healthy adjacent teeth by eliminating the use of clasps and the need to grind down adjacent teeth for support.
  • Stimulate bone and gums, which ensure an attractive and aesthetic result over time.
  • Other treatment options involve grinding away healthy tooth structure or are temporary and removable in nature.

Missing Tooth Single Tooth Replacement Dental Implant Single Tooth Replacement

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  • A consultation with Dr. Lizano.
  • A thorough examination, x-rays and impressions are taken of your dental situation.
  • Dr. Lizano will develop a treatment plan for the placement of the dental implant and restoration of the missing tooth.
  • The dental implant is placed.
  • Healing time depends on individual bone quantity and quality.
  • Depending on individual conditions a temporary may be placed during healing.
  • The implant is checked to assure proper healing and preparations are made for the restoration.
  • An impression is taken for fabrication of the final restoration.
  • The temporary abutment may be replaced by a final one.
  • An abutment and final crown are designed and fabricated after the implant has healed with the bone.
  • The new crown, carefully created to look like a natural tooth, is placed over the abutment.