Needing to replace your teeth? Speak to Karratha Smiles Dental Centre about titanium dental implants to support bridges, crowns and dentures.
If your smile has gaps following tooth loss or extractions, dental implants help to restore strength to your mouth and support natural-looking replacement teeth.
Our local dentists at Karratha Smiles Dental Centre can fit quality and affordable dental implants to replace as many teeth as you need.
Who needs dental implants?
Titanium implants are bonded to the jaw and offer the strength of natural tooth roots to support crowns, bridges and dentures.
Dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth or multiple teeth. If you need to replace an entire arch, we recommend fixed full arch dental implants that can be combined with dental bridges and crowns in a single visit and don’t require bone grafting.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
When it comes to replacing teeth, titanium dental implants offer a number of advantages over other options such as dentures. Dental implants:
- are permanent fixtures that will last a lifetime
- secure crowns and bridges that look and function like real teeth
- support your jaw and stimulate bone growth
- let you enjoy your favourite food and drink.
How are dental implants fitted?
Because dental implants are an invasive surgical procedure, our dentists use IV sedation in addition to local anaesthesia to help you feel calm and relaxed during the surgery. If a tooth needs to be extracted before an implant can be placed, this can be done at the same time.
Dental implants are inserted into the jaw, which involves opening the gum and drilling a hole where the implant is placed. The gum is then stitched closed and the implant is left to bond naturally with the jaw bone for up to six months. When your implant has fully bonded, we can fit permanent replacement teeth such as dental bridges and crowns.
If there is not enough bone in your jaw to support an implant, we may need to perform a bone graft under general anaesthesia to add the extra volume needed, except in the case of fixed full arch dental implants that can be fitted without the need for bone grafting.
Get in touch today
Book a consultation to speak to our local dentists about dental implants or fixed full arch dental implants and other treatments to restore the look and function of your teeth. At Karratha Smiles Dental Centre, we’re committed to making sure you receive the best possible dental treatment in the Pilbara.