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Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental Implants in Thornton, CO

An often overlooked portion of a tooth’s structure is the root. A successful root system does more than just provide nutrients for a living tooth. It also keeps the tooth steady and secure. Dental implants provide optimal support for a replacement tooth or teeth by mimicking the natural root structure.Dental Implants Thornton

A dental implant is a small screw-like appliance that is inserted into the jawbone. Implants are built from surgical-grade titanium, and they are attached to a supporting post that keeps a crown or bridge held in place as needed. It is also possible to use multiple implants together to secure a complete set of removable or fixed dentures. The main advantage of using titanium dental implants is that they fuse with the natural jawbone material and prevents the bone loss that occurs with tooth loss.

A dental implant is highly regarded for its ability to keep prosthetic teeth secure when the user is chewing and speaking. Another benefit is that dental implants help replacement teeth feel more natural. Overall, dental implants are the gold standard for those dealing with the challenges of tooth loss. Our practice specializes in endosteal implants.

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What are dental implants?

Dental implants are titanium metal structures that are inserted into the jawbone to support lost or missing teeth. A supporting post is secured at the end of the structure. This supporting post keeps a dental crown, bridge or denture steady so that the user can chew food and speak clearly.

What advantages do dental implants offer?

Dental implants provide several advantages. For one, they are the most effective way to keep replacement teeth steady and secure. The titanium construction allows the implants to fuse with the jawbone to prevent bone loss. Patients also find that a dental implant feels more natural than other tooth replacement options.

What implant options do you offer?

Glacier Peak Dentistry provides endosteal implants. This is a highly effective implant option that keeps crowns, bridges and even complete dentures secure as needed.

Help your tooth replacement function more effectively with a top-quality dental implant from Glacier Peak Dentistry. A new tooth is only as good as the structure that supports it. Please call us at (720) 828-5222 to schedule an appointment.