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Dental Implants Annapolis MD

Dental ImplantsAn Overview

Dental implants are often considered the best possible option for replacing missing or broken teeth. They are a permanent and natural looking solution that restores form and function to smiles, and have quickly become the treatment of choice for people who want to eat, laugh, and smile with confidence.

Annapolis dentist Dr. Vernon Sheen has extensive training and experience in both single tooth replacement and full mouth reconstruction. Although he provides patients with alternative restoration options, no other treatment replicates the quality and durability of natural teeth like dental implants.

Dr. Sheen will evaluate your overall dental health condition and discuss your concerns and goals to be sure that you are a good candidate for dental implants. Factors including bone structure and health, stability of your remaining teeth, and the gums health are taken into consideration.

Dental implants can be used to replace a single missing tooth or to permanently secure a dental bridge or denture. The benefits of implants include:

  • No fear of slippage
  • No additional daily maintenance
  • Helps retain a stable bite
  • Helps prevent bone recession
  • Natural look and function
  • 98% Success rate among current patients

Dental Implants What to Expect

The dental implant process involves several steps and requires healing time in between the surgical placement of the titanium post and the attachment of the final restoration.

Dr. Sheen will coordinate the initial surgical phase with a local oral surgeon and follow up with you to ensure optimal healing. There is typically a 3-6 month period of time required for the newly implanted post to integrate with the bone tissue.

Once healing is complete, an abutment will be placed which will serve as a foundation for the placement of the prosthetic tooth, a dental crown. After another brief healing period, the final restoration will be placed and your new smile will be complete.

Patients can maintain their new dental implant with good daily oral hygiene and routine dental care.

Dr. Vernon Sheen, DMD

Why choose Annapolis Center For Dental Health & Wellness?

Vernon Sheen, DMD has been serving patients in the Annapolis area for over 20 years. Dr. Sheen is dedicated to providing the highest standard of dental care, using advanced technology, quality materials and staying up to date on the latest techniques. Our team strives to ensure that each patient receives personalized care that focuses on their oral health needs while helping them achieve cosmetic goals for their smile.

From comprehensive preventive care to advanced restorative treatments that address tooth damage or loss, our Annapolis dentist office is your dental home for the long term maintenance of a healthy, comfortable smile. We want you to enjoy your best quality of life with optimal oral health.