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Lakewood doctor is certified in placement of mini dental implants

Placement of mini dental implants, South Lakewood Dental

Dental implants have become a recognized and preferred treatment for patients dealing with the loss of a tooth or teeth. By replacing the actual root of the tooth, implants provide permanent restoration and strengthen the foundation for remaining teeth. Conventional dental implants are posts made of titanium, which are surgically placed into the jawbone. The post naturally fuses with the bone. When a tooth is missing, the jawbone begins to deteriorate, leaving surrounding teeth vulnerable to shifting and further loss. Dental implants provide the stimulation that strengthens the jawbone and protects remaining teeth. There are many benefits to dental implants, … Continue reading

Lakewood area dentist describes the benefits of mini dental implants

Tooth Replacement, South Lakewood Dental

Working with a quality dentist such as Dr. Scott Stewart is the best way to determine the most appropriate method of tooth replacement. For many of our patients, mini dental implants may be a great way of replacing one or more teeth. Mini dental implants are similar to traditional implants but are smaller and require a less invasive procedure to place. Most patients can have them placed and restored in the same day. Standard implants require time for the process of osseointegration to occur. This is the growth of the bone around the implant to hold it in place. This … Continue reading

Dr. Stewart explains the benefits of mini implants to Lakewood area patients

Making Mini implants, South Lakewood Dental

A dental implant is an artificial component that mimics the root of a missing tooth. Jawbone integrates with the implant to form stable anchor for a crown, bridge, or denture. Modern dental implants, considered by many as one of the most important developments in dentistry, have been available in the United States since the 1970s. Dr. Scott Stewart takes implant dentistry to the next level, making mini implants available to patients throughout the Lakewood area. A mini dental implant is smaller than a traditional implant. Mini implants require precise planning and preparation for successful placement, but there are many benefits … Continue reading

What techniques are used for placing mini dental implants for Lakewood residents?

Mini dental implants, South Lakewood Dental

Dr. Scott Stewart and the team of South Lakewood Dental encourage patients to take the time to learn about restorative techniques available in our practice. Our team works closely with men and women to help them find ways of repairing their smiles after situations such as tooth loss occur. While there are many methods available, most patients will find the most desirable option to be mini dental implants. Mini dental implants are made of titanium and are smaller than traditional implants. They are better suited for patients who are using them for denture retention, or for those with insufficient bone … Continue reading


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