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Dental Implants in Urbandale, IA

Hickman Family Dental provides high quality dental implants from Nobel Biocare.

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Dental Implants

Hickman Family Dental provides high quality dental implants from Nobel Biocare. Nobel Biocare dental implants allow you to replace missing teeth with permanent dental implants that look, function and feel like natural teeth, and with a continued oral hygiene regime, should last a life time! Dental implants prevent bone loss and gum recession that often accompany bridgework and dentures. In most cases, dental implants are the best choice between dentures vs. implants in that it gives you back your smile, self-confidence and the ability to eat without concern again!

When a single tooth is damaged by decay or gum disease to the point that it is considered nonrestorable, there are a couple options for replacement of a missing tooth. The best and most conservative option is a single tooth implant.

This solution looks and functions just like a natural tooth.

Dental Implants Look And Feel Just Like Your Own Teeth

For a single missing tooth a one-piece dental implant is used. This means that all components are installed as a single tooth implant unit, which results in an immediately fully functioning tooth, shorter treatment time and minimized pain.

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that a dentist places into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants are an ideal option if you have good general oral health and have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason.

While high-tech in nature, dental implants are actually more tooth-saving than traditional bridgework, since implants do not rely on neighboring teeth for support.

Dental implants are so natural-looking and feeling, you may forget you ever lost a tooth. You know that your confidence about your teeth affects how you feel about yourself, both personally and professionally. Perhaps you hide your smile because of spaces from missing teeth. Maybe your dentures don’t feel secure. Perhaps you have difficulty chewing. If you are missing one or more teeth and would like to smile, speak and eat again with comfort and confidence, there is good news! Dental implants are teeth that can look and feel just like your own! Under proper conditions, such as placement by a dentist and diligent patient maintenance, implants can last a lifetime.