Los Angeles Dental Implant

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by iEnhance.com | October 14, 2010 @ 09:00AM

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If you have missing teeth and are tired of struggling with removable dentures and bridges, then you may be interested in dental implants. A Los Angeles cosmetic dentist can help you regain a more beautiful smile by permanently replacing lost teeth.

What are dental implants?

A dental implant is a permanent tooth replacement. A titanium cylinder is screwed into the jawbone and in approximately six months, it becomes fused with the bone. Once the artificial root has healed, an abutement is placed on top in order to hold the artificial tooth in place, a crown. Typically, dental implants replace one tooth at a time; however, if there are multiple teeth missing, an implant may hold more. This procedure can eliminate the need for dentures and bridges that oftentimes cause additional damage to the surrounding teeth.

In addition to dental implants, your Los Angeles dentist may perform other cosmetic dentistry procedures to help you achieve a beautiful smile. Some of these may include porcelain veneers, dental bonding, and teeth whitening. You may anticipate an overall smile makeover when combining any of these dental treatments.

It is is highly recommended that you view before and after photos of patients who have undergone the same procedure. This can provide you with an idea of what results to anticipate.

Cost of Dental Implants in Los Angeles

A single tooth replacement may cost between $2,000 and $4,000. Full sets of teeth may be as much as $30,000. This does not include anesthesia or other combined treatments. Be sure to visit a qualified Los Angeles dental implants professional to learn of a more accurate final cost.

If you are ready to find a cosmetic dentist, let us help you. We can provide you with useful information regarding your dental provider, including credentials and areas of specialty.  

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