If you’re hiding your smile due to missing teeth, you can resolve that issue permanently with ceramic dental implants. Ceramic implants are 100% metal-free to give you the look, feel, and function of natural teeth. With this tooth replacement option, there’s no need for bridges or dentures to restore the function and appearance of your smile. An evaluation from your Red Bank, New Jersey dentist, Dr. Glenn A. MacFarlane, at The Center for Holistic Dental Medicine can determine if ceramic implants are a good fit for you.
Implants have been used for years as a restorative dental procedure. Ceramic implants take this technology to the next level in composition, function, and esthetics. Some distinct advantages include:
If you’re prone to metal allergies, ceramic implants offer a viable alternative to their titanium counterparts for replacing lost teeth. The tooth-colored zirconia material may also appeal to those who prefer the all-natural look for their replacement teeth.
Ceramic implants can be used to restore one or more missing teeth, as long as you have the bone structure to support them. With this tooth replacement option, you can have full confidence to eat, talk, laugh or smile without worrying about your teeth shifting or coming loose in your mouth as the implants are embedded in your jaw permanently. Ceramic implants complete your smile beautifully, as the tooth-colored material blends in well with your natural teeth.
Unlike titanium implants which consist of a titanium base, abutment, and crown, ceramic implants consist of a one-piece ceramic base and a replacement tooth, i.e., crown, to simplify the implant process. The ceramic base is surgically implanted into your jawbone in the gap left by your lost tooth, where it will fuse with the bone in a process called osseointegration. This process may take between three to six months to complete. Once the implant is firmly in place, your dentist will attach a dental crown on top for a custom fit.
Working with an experienced dentist is key to getting optimal results from your implant surgery. At The Center for Holistic Dental Medicine, Dr. MacFarlane has years of experience in this field. Our team has a high success rate in implant treatments with numerous recommendations from satisfied patients. Ceramic implants offer the latest in implant technology to maximize the results of this restorative dental procedure.
You don’t have to live with missing teeth. Start the process of restoring your smile today by contacting Dr. Glenn A. MacFarlane to learn more about the ceramic implant treatment. To schedule a consultation, contact The Center for Holistic Dental Medicine at (732) 517-7785.