Dental Implants in Orange Park
There’s no better way to replace one or more missing teeth than with dental implants. Tiny titanium posts, these device fully integrate with the jawbone to form one solid unit in the mouth. That process, known as osseointegration, provides unsurpassed stability and the good continued oral health everyone needs. Dental implants can support a crown for single-tooth replacement, or fixed bridges and dentures for multiple missing teeth.
Are you in need of excellent restorative dental care in Orange Park? If so, don’t wait to contact the office of Dr. Nawrocki. He and his whole team of experts can help you enjoy the benefits of renewed dental health with one of our top services in restorative dentistry. Contact us today!
As a trained prosthodontist, Dr. Nawrocki is highly capable of placing dental implants. It’s a technical process that requires an expert hand. In eligible patients, dental implant procedures have a success rate of more than 95 percent.
Dental implant placement involves the precise positioning of one or more dental implants beneath the gum line. Dr. Nawrocki will examine the extent of your tooth loss to determine an appropriate treatment plan. The procedure is performed from the comfort of our office under local anesthesia. Sedation is available for patients who would like additional relaxation. After the procedure is complete, the recovery period begins. Over a period of three to eight months, depending on the location of the dental implant(s) and the health of your jawbone, the dental implant fuses together with the bone to provide the ultimate in stability for the tooth replacement that will be affixed on top.
Implant–Retained Crowns & Bridges
Implant-retained crowns and bridges are an effective replacement option after the loss of one, two, or several teeth in a row. A single missing tooth is replaced by a dental crown without affecting the health and structure of the surrounding teeth, which is necessary with a traditional dental bridge. A removable bridge replaces several missing teeth while keeping the surrounding teeth intact.
A crown or bridge retained by dental implants provides a number of advantages, including:
- Better oral health with a stabilized jawbone
- More conservative treatment option leaving healthy teeth intact
- Surrounding teeth do not drift out of place
- Natural-looking and feeling option
- Long-lasting solution
A crown retained by a dental implant is fixed and cannot be removed for cleaning. It’s so natural that you may forget it’s not your real tooth. The implant-retained bridge may be removable or fixed, depending on your treatment plan.
Life is difficult when dentures don’t fit just the way they should. Ill-fitting, loose, or uncomfortable prosthetics make it difficult to eat and speak with full confidence. Fortunately, dental implants can retain dentures for properly functioning, attractive smiles when all teeth have been lost in the upper or lower jaw. Don’t worry that you will need an individual implant for every single missing teeth -- hat would be highly invasive and expensive. Instead, Dr. Nawrocki will build a treatment plan that supports a full prosthetic on as few dental implants as possible.
The benefits of an implant-retained prosthetic are many, and include:
- Freedom from denture adhesives
- No stress that a denture will slip around or fall out
- Eat all of your favorite foods — even fresh apples or corn on the cob
- Enjoy a fuller facial appearance with better oral health
- No need for costly, time-consuming replacements or relines