If you have one or more missing teeth, you can benefit from restorative treatment with dental implants. Dr. Siddhi Patel and her professional dental team offer dental implants in their Hilliard, OH office. If you would like professional treatment at Park Dental, call us at 614.254.5116 or request an appointment online here. Our team is passionate about giving patients high-quality care in a warm and friendly environment.
Learn the answers to frequently asked questions about dental implants below:
What are dental implants used for?
Dental implants are a restorative treatment that can be used to replace a missing tooth or teeth and can also be used to secure dental bridges and dentures, for a longer-lasting end result.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
Dental implants can improve a patient’s biting and chewing ability. They are also crafted from durable material that reflects light for a more natural look. Dental implants look and feel like real teeth, and some patients may even forget that they have dental implants after their treatment.
What is the dental implant procedure?
A dental implant or implants are made of titanium posts that are inserted into the jawbone. Dental implants require a healing period of 3 to 6 months, during which they fuse with bone tissue in the jaw. After this period of time,
Do dental implants hurt?
Dr. Patel uses an anesthetic to numb the area that is receiving an implant or implants during the procedure. In addition, you may feel some pain after the treatment, but you should call our office if your pain exceeds several days.
How long do dental implants last?
With the right dental care, dental implants can last patients for up to 20 years. Brushing and flossing regularly, as well as scheduling regular dental cleanings in our office can help you maintain a healthy smile.