Dental Implants

Permanent Dental Implants to Restore Your Smile

If you have a broken or missing tooth, dental implants can be a solution. Dental implants offer a permanent replacement option for missing teeth. Implants can restore your mouth’s functionality and your natural, beautiful smile!

Our team at EDentist Bentleigh East can help you explore options for dental implants. Contact our dental offices today for more information or to schedule an appointment!

Why Choose EDentist Bentleigh East for Dental Implants

We are a dental clinic that patients truly trust in Bentleigh East. Using advanced industry knowledge and specialisation in dental implants, we continuously aim to provide everyone with a comfortable and relaxed treatment experience.

We can assure you that we use only high-quality dental implants from globally known and long-established companies. In this life-changing decision, we will help you by offering multiple payment options.

Types of Dental Implants

There are two main types of dental implants. Endosteal implants are the most common option and involve placing the mount directly into the jawbone. Dental implants use metals that are highly biocompatible, such as titanium, that integrate into the natural tooth enamel.

Subperiosteal implants consist of a metal frame that holds the post rather than placing the implant directly in the tooth root. Dentists place subperiosteal implants on patients that do not have sufficient jawbone mass or strength to attach a screw mount.

Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants are a permanent replacement option and perform the same functions as natural teeth. After they heal, dental implants will look and feel virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. Dental implants can also improve your confidence by restoring your natural white smile.

We offer single tooth implants as well as implant-supported bridges and dentures. Below are just a few of the benefits of getting dental implants.

Restore Functionality

A dental implant replaces teeth, making eating, talking, and drinking easier. False teeth make it easier to get around in daily life and will help improve comfort and oral hygiene in the long term.

Maintain Teeth Alignment

Missing teeth can also affect tooth alignment. Dental implants keep surrounding teeth from bending and buckling inward, which can cause problems with biting and chewing. Proper tooth alignment also maintains your jaw shape as you age.

Preserve Jawbone

Last but not least, the exposed jawbone may lose bone mass, leading to further loose teeth and mouth problems. Dental implants prevent the jawbone from eroding and help keep other teeth from becoming loose.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any broken or missing teeth, you may be a good candidate for dental implant treatment. Patients that have an existing oral disease or jawbone problems are typically not good candidates for implants.

The cost of dental implants varies depending on:

  • Number of missing teeth
  • Additional bone grafting procedures
  • Tooth location (i.e., front or back teeth)
  • Jawbone amount and quality
  • Type of dental implant and dental crowns

Strictly speaking, no. Dental implants are permanent replacements, and the jawbone mount is not removable. The dentist can surgically remove an implant if necessary, though. You will need to replace the artificial crown every 15 to 20 years.

It typically takes about seven to ten days for dental implant surgery to heal fully. During that time, you should stay away from hard, solid foods and acidic foods like coffee or soda. Some amount of swelling and pain near the surgery site is normal. After ten days, you can return to your regular diet.
Yes, many older patients get dental implants to serve as a mount for their full or partial dentures. Patients can rely on implants to anchor dentures instead of glues or adhesives.

Book a Dental Implants Appointment With EDentist Today!