As you learn more about the advantages dental implants can give your smile, bouncing back from tooth loss becomes even more exciting. Fortunately for many patients, qualifying for dental implants is simpler than many patients expect, and at our Ft. Worth, TX, dental implant office, we can help you receive your implants faster than at most other dental offices. That includes performing a comprehensive, high-tech examination to make sure your jawbone is strong and healthy enough for the procedure, and that your implants won’t be affected by the presence of something like gum disease.
A healthy jawbone
Healthy jawbone structure is important no matter what tooth replacement option you choose. As the foundation of your dental ridges, your jawbone structure is also the foundation of your smile and the supportive structures of your teeth. In the case of dental implants, however, the health and integrity of your jawbone is especially important. Implant posts are surgically placed into your jawbone, which must be substantial enough to fuse to and support the implant posts as it heals. If your jawbone has lost some mass and density, we may help you avoid the need for jawbone grafting by utilizing small-diameter implants that are thinner and smaller than traditional implant posts.
A handle on your gum disease
Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss, and if it’s the reason why you’ve lost one or more teeth, then it’ll have to be brought under control before you can receive dental implant posts. The disease leads to tooth loss by eroding your periodontal tissues (gums) and jawbone structure, both of which are vital to the success of your dental implants. If it’s still present, then you won’t be able to receive or support your dental implants for long before the disease affects the jawbone surrounding them. It may also lead to further tooth loss and the need for more dental implants, making gum disease treatment vital for some patients to qualify for implant placement.
A dentist who understands your needs
With the many different considerations that come with customizing dental implant treatment, including taking into account your unique oral health needs, the success of your dental implants also relies on a dentist who understands those needs. At our office, we’ve outfitted our in-house dental lab with advanced diagnostic and treatment technology to gain a clear, digital picture of your teeth, jawbone, and oral structures. We take time to consult you with personally to understand your goals for your smile, and can complete your entire dental implant treatment in-house to give you greater input throughout the process.
Learn if you qualify for dental implants
With extensive experience and an array of advanced technology, we can help you qualify for dental implant placement much easier. To learn more, schedule a free consultation by calling The Dental Implant Place in Ft. Worth, TX, today at 817-560-0414. We proudly serve the residents of Ft. Worth, Dallas, Southlake, and all surrounding communities.