“…We place implants; We restore
implants, all in one location.” N. Luizzi, DDS
Before we discuss what a dental
implant is and what it looks like and talk about the
most frequently asked questions regarding dental
implants, you should know that Dr. Luizzi has been doing
dental implants since 1988. Also, both phases of
implant dentistry are performed under one roof. Both the
implant surgery and the tooth replacement are completed
in the same office. Dr. Luizzi cares about your needs.
His goal is to improve not only your smile but your
quality of life.
What Are Dental Implants?
Dental implants come in different
shapes. The most common implant type is called the ‘root
Implants are made of a
biocompatible material called titanium. One of the many
advantages of dental implants is that they preserve the
area where you lost your tooth. They actually stimulate
Why Is Replacing Missing Teeth So
Because as soon as you lose a
tooth, the supporting bone starts to go away. And this
bone is a part of your jaw bone. Bone which is melting
away will definitely affect your facial profile, the way
you look in photos and the fullness of your smile.
What Is the Process To See If I
Can Have An Implant?
The best way to determine the best
way to help you with a dental implant is to take special
x-rays, models of your teeth, digital photos of your
mouth and a CT Scan. All of this information is compiled
and analyzed by Dr. Luizzi and the best possible course
of action on your behalf will be discussed with you. You
can then make the decision of your choosing.
How Long Will A Dental Implant
Dental implants have been
maintained in individual cases for more than twenty
years. An implant, although made of metal, still
requires continued care after placement. This includes
patient home care and professional maintenance by Dr. Luizzi’s Dental Hygienist.
What Are The Benefits Of Dental
If you are missing one or more of
your natural teeth, you may benefit from dental
Implants bond biologically to the living bone
Once united with the bone, they support your
teeth firmly and safely
Implants restore function and aesthetics to
Eating, talking and chewing need no longer be
Dental implants prevent progressive bone atrophy
Dental implants help to preserve bone levels and
a youthful facial appearance
and conventional bridges or dentures may not be your
only options when replacing missing teeth. For some
people, dental implants offer a smile that looks and
feels very natural. Surgically placed below the gums
over a series of appoints, implants fuse to the
jawbone and serve as a base for individual
replacement teeth, bridges or a denture.
offer stability because they fuse to your bone. Integration of the implants into your jaw also helps
your replacement teeth feel more natural and some
people also find the secure fit more comfortable
than conventional substitutes.
CALL TODAY FOR AN APPOINTMENT!
NICK LUIZZI, DDS