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