Every year, millions of Americans benefit from dental implants. Many people prefer dental implants because they offer numerous benefits, including a natural appearance and secure fit. Moreover, dental implants can last for life — once placed, you don’t need to replace your implant again since it becomes embedded in the jawbone.
Dr. Ali Shahrokh is a trusted dentist at All Smiles Dental Studio with many years of experience placing dental implants. If you want to “replace missing teeth near me” in Encinitas, California, you can entrust your smile with our office.
Unlike dentures or bridges that only replace the crown, dental implants replace the entire tooth from the root to the crown. To replicate natural teeth, dental implants have three parts:
When all the components of a dental implant are attached together, the final restoration is virtually indistinguishable from other teeth. Moreover, dental implants restore your chewing and biting force to ensure you enjoy all your favorite delicacies.
Placing a dental implant involves several appointments spread across several months. While the procedure seems lengthy, the wait is worthwhile because you get something close to the real deal.
Placing dental implants starts with a consultation to determine whether you are in good health and whether your jawbone has sufficient volume. If you are a prime candidate for implantology, the dentist will surgically insert a titanium post at a precise location in the jawbone. The post is then left for four to six months to heal and fuse with the bone.
When your implant successfully fuses with the bone, we’ll attach an abutment and place a beautifully designed crown to restore the implant. Although artificial, a dental implant looks, feels, and functions like the natural tooth you lost.
Dental implants offer numerous functional and cosmetic benefits, including:
Dr. Ali Shahrokh, a distinguished graduate in Chemistry from Rutgers University and a Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, brings over a decade of expertise to his dental practice in San Diego. Committed to improving oral health and well-being of his patients, he utilizes advanced procedures and equipment in a serene dental studio. Dr. Shahrokh's dedication to excellence and extensive experience makes him a trusted authority in the field, providing cutting-edge dental care to his patients.