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What Are the Three Types of Dental Implants?

May 6, 2022
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Posted By: Dentistry of Fishers
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We are proud to recommend dental implants in Fishers, IN, if you have tooth loss. Unlike other tooth replacement options, implants replace your entire tooth, including the root. This makes them natural-like and ideal for function, longevity, and aesthetics.

Types of Dental Implants in Fishers, IN

Dental implants can be single or work with prosthetics.

Single Dental Implants

Single dental implants are one tooth root surgically implanted in the jaw. After the new root integrates into the bone, we crown it with a custom, durable dental cap.

Implant-Retained Bridge

Sometimes patients have one or two missing adjacent teeth and don’t want a single implant for both teeth. In this case, your dentist can use one implant to secure a dental bridge to the jaw. A dental bridge is one or two teeth fixed inside the mouth to complete your smile.

Implant-Supported Denture

When you have complete tooth loss, you don’t want to think about single implants for this many missing teeth. Instead, your dentist in Fishers, IN can talk to you about four to six dental implants to secure a custom denture. This means a stable denture that never needs to be relined for long-term fit and function.

Learn Whether Dental Implants Are Right for You

We arrange a visit with our dental implant dentist if you're considering dental implants. We check to make sure implants are a good solution for you at this appointment. This includes x-rays to look at your jawbone health and a chat to learn about your goals.

Your dentist will go over the options in-depth and help you make the best decision for your smile. We’ll also discuss costs and financing through CareCredit.

Contact Your Dental Implant Dentist in Fishers, IN

Tooth replacement restores confidence but also contributes to better oral health. If you want to learn more about your options or are ready to schedule your consultation with our implant dentist, reach out to a helpful team member today.

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