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What Are Dental Implants?

Dental Implants

If you have missing teeth, you may be researching dental solution options that can give you back the smile you want. When doing research on tooth replacement you will quickly find that dental implants are the premier option to restore a single tooth or multiple teeth. So, what exactly are dental implants?

Dental implants are small titanium rods placed into the gums and jaw that, within 3-6 months, become “new” tooth roots. This process of the titanium implant fusing with your jaw bone is known as osseointegration. On top of these stable new tooth roots are placed dental crowns which, when combined with the new tooth roots, become “new” teeth.

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What Are the Advantages of Titanium Dental Implants

  • Titanium dental implants are remarkably sturdy and will probably last for the rest of your life.
  • Titanium dental implants look like your natural teeth. We custom make them to be the right shade and size to blend into your smile. So you can feel confident to laugh and smile and have your photo taken. Nobody will know those aren’t your original teeth.
  • Titanium dental implants feel just like your natural teeth. Not only do they give your mouth that full, complete feeling, they are shaped so they feel natural in your mouth.
  • Titanium dental implants function just like natural teeth. You can eat foods that you love without worry.

What Are Our Dental Implants Options?

There are many dental implants options that we offer at Cary Family Dental near Raleigh and Apex, NC. We offer the same day dentures system that gives you dental implants and teeth in a day! We also offer mini implants. Mini implants are similar to traditional dental implants but because they are smaller they take less time to heal. The mini implants procedure places more smaller mini implants to then attach dentures or dental bridges. Used with mini implants or traditional titanium dental implants, we also offer dental implant supported dentures, so if you are missing several teeth in a row, or even all of your teeth, titanium dental implants can give you a full, functioning, beautiful smile again. We also use the CEREC system that gives you beautiful, high quality dental crowns while you wait. No more waiting to give the information to the lab, wait for the lab to make your crowns and then come back for another appointment. We also do every step of the dental implants procedure in our comfortable office. We offer dental sedation as well, so if dental anxiety is keeping you from getting an amazing smile with dental implants, we can put those fears to rest.

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Schedule an Appointment

  • At Cary Family Dental, our excellent doctors can answer the question “what are dental implants?” with this: they are fantastic! Call, text, or email us for more information about titanium dental implants or mini implants today if you are in the Raleigh area, from Cary to Apex, NC!For more information about all of our dental procedures, please visit our Cary Family Dental website!
  • Titanium dental implants function just like natural teeth. You can eat foods that you love without worry.
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The visit was awesome! They were kind and efficient in taking care of my teeth. After searching for a dentist office since my recent move down here, I can safely call this place my new dental home!

Ashley Roark

I have been a patient of Dr. Acton's for 19 years. You can trust him to listen to you and address your needs and/or fears. He has the most up to date procedures and invest in training all of the staff on both the latest techniques and customer service.

Darlene Germano

I had my first visit at Cary Family Dental and they were so kind and really listened to any concerns and questions I had. I would definitely recommend them to anyone!

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