Dental implants function, look, and feel and like real, natural teeth. They are long-lasting, strong, and will not decay. Dental implants are used to anchor teeth in the mouth. Dental Implants can be used to attach partial or full dentures.
- Helps reduce bone loss in the jaw
- Aid in chewing
Help with clear speech pronunciation
- Adjacent teeth do not have to be involved in procedure
- Most patients find implants to feel secure and stable
The implant is placed into the jawbone under local anesthesia, then allowed to heal and integrate with the bone. After healing, Dr. Baker fits the new tooth. The entire process generally takes between three to eight months.