Dental implants are the most advanced treatment for replacing missing teeth. Implants permanently replace a natural tooth by placing a small titanium post into the jaw under the gumline which is then used to support a tooth, bridge or denture. The post fuses with the bone, creating a custom-fitted tooth, bridge or denture secured to the implant, which holds them firmly in place.
When a tooth is lost, the jawbone beneath it begins to shrink (or atrophy) and becomes brittle from lack of use. Not only does losing a tooth affect your smile, it also changes the shape of your face, causing it to look sunken and prematurely aged. Losing one or more of your teeth:
According to the American Dental Association, more than 5.5 million implants are fulfilled annually by dentists in the U.S. Here’s why they’re so popular:
Success rates of dental implants vary, depending on where in the jaw the implants are placed but, in general, dental implants have a success rate of up to 98%. With proper care, implants should last a lifetime.
If your gums are healthy, you have enough bone to support an implant and if you’re in good general health, you’re considered an ideal candidate for a dental implant. To explore options for a dental implant, implant supported bridge or “never move dentures,” please call to schedule an exam and consultative appointment with our Austintown dental practice.
We are a full-service dental practice, located in Austintown, Ohio, on Mahoning Avenue, near the intersection of S. Canfield-Niles Rd (Route 46) and Mahoning Ave. Our facility features plenty of parking, including handicap accessible spots with easy access to the entrance. Our dental practice in Austintown provides expert restorative dental services as part of our restorative dentistry, serving patients in Mahoning County and the surrounding areas of Austintown, Youngstown, Ravenna, New Castle, Boardman, Mineral Ridge, Mill Creek and Canfield and other towns in the Mahoning Valley.
We are lucky to live in an age with many effective options for those with missing teeth. However, it's tempting to many patients to think that not replacing one missing tooth won't have adverse effects. Some risks may not be symptomatic until it's too late and the damage has been done.
I am very satisfied with my experiences every visit! It is clean, friendly and all appointments are timely! Never wait long for service. I am very please with all the follow up text concerning next appointment. - Stephanie P.
The staff at Premier Dental are awesome!! They make you feel so comfortable!! Not a worry in the world to go to the dentist!! Thank you for an incredible experience!😊😊😊 - Carlie P.
First time I've had Dr. Leah after years of seeing Dr. Doan. They are both excellent dentists and the staff is great. - John G.