Who can have dental implants?
Patients with missing teeth often opt for dental implants in our Gaithersburg dental office for a no-fuss solution that completes the smile. Dental implants have many benefits including convenience. You can brush and floss them just like your natural teeth without needing any special tools like brushes or floss threaders.
You can also eat all of the foods you love!
The Consultation Process
To determine if a patient is healthy enough for dental implants, Dr. Neil Daftary or Dr. Robert Zaner will take digital x-rays to determine if adequate bone is present to support the dental implant. If bone loss has occurred, additional procedures such as bone grafting and sinus lifts can make dental implants possible for just about everyone.
Our Gaithersburg dentists will also make sure that periodontal disease does is not present. An infection can reduce the success of your dental implant.
Finally, a medical history review will determine if you are healthy enough for surgery and will reveal any medication, such as bisphosphonates, which can interfere with healing of the jawbone.
Dentist in Gaithersburg
If you have missing teeth or need an extraction and want to discuss dental implants as an option, contact Lakeforest Dental Associates to make an appointment. We welcome new patients!