Replacing missing teeth is not merely an aesthetic choice; it is also crucial for your oral health. At Blue Palm Dentistry in Wilton Manors, Florida, cosmetic and general dentist Davide Gottardi, DMD, offers dental implants to help restore your smile and maintain the health of your jaw and teeth. Dr. Gottardi and the experienced team offer prosthodontics, anesthesia, implant surgery, and restorations to complete your dental implants from start-to-finish.

Dental Implants Q & A

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is a tooth root replacement that Dr. Gottardi surgically secures in your jaw bone. An implant safely retains a tooth replacement, which can be an individual crown, a bridge (a section of connected crowns), or even a whole arch of teeth, with help from other implants. 

What materials are used to make dental implants?

At Blue Palm Dentistry, Dr. Gottardi uses state-of-the-art implant technology. Each implant material has advantages and potential drawbacks, so Dr. Gottardi explains your options to help you decide.

In general, whether you have titanium or ceramic implants, they work the same way to hold your replacement teeth. 

What are the different dental implant options?

Blue Palm Dentistry offers a variety of dental implant solutions, including:

Single implant

A single implant restores one tooth. Dr. Gottardi attaches a custom crown to your implant to fully restore your appearance and function. You can have just a single implant or even individual implants for every tooth if needed.

Bridge-supported implant

A bridge includes three or more replacement teeth (crowns) in a group. Usually, the center crown connects to an implant and supports the other crowns as well. If you’re missing several teeth in the same part of your mouth, a bridge-supported implant could be the right choice for you.

Implant dentures

Implant dentures include several implants spaced throughout your tooth arch, and those implants hold an arch of dentures. You can get both removable and fixed implant dentures.

The removable implant dentures click into place, and you remove them regularly for cleaning. The fixed implant dentures are permanent, giving you a complete arch replacement without any worries about slipping.

All the dental implant options give you a natural-looking smile. You can chew, speak, and function as you would with natural teeth when you have advanced dental implants.