If you think you may be interested in dental implants, please don’t hesitate to contact Lansdowne Family Dental today to schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Elosta. During this visit, he performs an in-depth evaluation of your teeth and jawbone in order to determine whether or not you’re a candidate for the procedure.
If his results are positive, the next step is to undergo the surgical placement of your implant(s). While many dentists refer patients to outside specialists for this procedure, Dr. Elosta’s exceptional training and education allow him to perform the entire procedure in our office. This includes both the surgical placement of your dental implants as well as the attachment of the appropriate tooth restoration. By having both phases of your dental implant procedure performed at Lansdowne Family Dental, you save the time and hassle of arranging for another dental professional, as well as the additional expense.
To place the implant, Dr. Elosta makes a small incision in the gum tissue over the open socket. Then, he carefully embeds the implant, which is a small screw made of the biocompatible metal, titanium. Following the surgery, patients undergo a period of healing so their new implant(s) fuse with the jawbone to create a strong foundation for the tooth restoration. In addition, the implant services the surrounding bone tissue by stimulation healthy new cell growth. In this way, you are less likely to develop a sunken facial appearance that so often occurs with tooth loss, or even among denture wearers.