Dental implants are a revolutionary treatment option used to replace the roots of teeth so that visible prosthetics can be held securely in place. Replacing the roots of teeth helps stabilize restorations like crowns and dental bridges so that people who have suffered from tooth loss enjoy renewed oral function and an improved appearance. Dr. Holloman offers dental implants to patients throughout our community.
A dental implant is a prosthetic made of titanium. It is shaped like a cylinder with one end tapered. Dental implants also have a ridged texture, much like a screw has. Implants are embedded into the jawbone through the empty tooth socket. Once the implant is embedded, the stabilization of the implant will be monitored. After the implant is stable, a permanent, custom restoration is attached to complete the tooth replacement process. The dental implant will securely hold a restoration so that patients can enjoy optimal oral function and a prosthetic that supports the entire oral health system.
Dental implants can provide a number of oral health and quality of life benefits. First, having a replacement tooth that functions like a biological one is great for enjoying a variety of foods, speaking easily, and having an improved appearance. Enjoying a variety of foods means that a person can maintain a
Tooth loss has far-reaching effects on a person’s life and wellbeing. Without our teeth, eating and speaking
For more information about dental implants, call us to schedule a tooth replacement consultation with Dr. Holloman.