Same Day Teeth with Dental Implants in Sherman Oaks
Dental implants enhance lives! They are the preferred solution among dentists and patients with missing teeth. Our dentist in Sherman Oaks offers dental implants that are a permanent solution and can help anyone missing their natural teeth. They do not slip out as some dentures do and allow patients to eat everything they did before missing teeth, often not only enhancing facial aesthetics but also improving patients overall quality of life.
Our Approach to Dental Implants in Sherman Oaks
At Green Dental, we are thrilled to have a Periodontist and Oral Surgeon on staff. Our dental specialists perform dental implant placement surgery in our office so our patients do not have to go anywhere else but here!
Surgical Implant Placement
Surgical implant placement includes the implant (screw like piece) being placed in the jaw bone to act as the tooth root. Once the implant has integrated with the jaw bone (typically a few months later) the artificial tooth (crown) can be connected to the implant and the dental implant process is complete. Many of our implant patients tell us that they are thrilled with the results and only wish they had done it sooner!
In addition to having dental specialists for dental implants onsite, we also have an in-house lab with our own master technician (with previous DaVinci experience) who builds implants, crowns, bridges, veneers, and can complete full -mouth reconstructions, right from our dental office.
Our technician often meets with our clients face-to-face to make sure he creates a custom restoration that matches their natural appearance. Your new teeth will look as natural as if it they grew from your gums.
Why Get Dental Implants?
There are multiple reasons for dental implants:
• Replace missing tooth (teeth)
• To secure oral prosthesis such as dentures or a bridge
• Reduce pain or teeth shifting due to tooth loss
• Restore patient’s confidence in their physical appearance
• Correct speech, chewing and digestion problems
• Improve facial support
Get Started with Dental Implant Treatment
We at Green Dental & Orthodontics will reinvent your smile with dental implants in Sherman Oaks. Call us today and schedule a consultation to find out if implant dentistry will work for you.
Most frequent questions and answers
A good candidate for dental implants is someone who has lost one or more teeth and wants to regain their smile and confidence. They should have healthy gums and enough bone to support the implant. They should also be committed to oral hygiene and regular dental visits.
Dental implants are a great long-term solution for missing teeth. With proper care, they can last a lifetime.
Dental implants are made of titanium, a material that is compatible with the human body. The titanium is surgically placed into the jawbone, where it fuses with the bone over time. This creates a strong foundation for artificial teeth, called crowns.
Crowns can be made to match your natural teeth in both color and shape. They are attached to the implants with small screws. Dental implants function just like natural teeth, and with proper care, they can last a lifetime.
The dental implant process can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months. It all depends on the individual case and how complex it is. In general, however, the process goes something like this:
First, the dentist will place the implant into the patient’s jawbone. This is done through a small incision in the gum tissue. Next, a period of healing will need to take place. The implant will need to fuse with the jawbone, which can take several weeks or even months.
Once this has occurred, the next step is to place an abutment onto the implant. This is a small connector piece that will protrude from the gums. Once the abutment is in place, the dentist can then take an impression of the area and create a custom dental crown. This crown will be placed over the abutment and will be used to replace the missing tooth.