What are dental implants?

Dental ImplantsWhat are Dental Implants?

The implants themselves are titanium screws that are surgically placed into the jawbone where the teeth are missing. These metal anchors act as tooth root substitutes. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. Abutments that protrude through the gums are then attached to the implant. These abutments provide stable anchors for artificial replacement.

Why The Oral Health Center?

Dental implants have helped thousands of people change their lives and The Oral Health Center is the place to go to in Ohio for the service. Dr. Mitchell has performed hundreds of dental implant surgeries over the past 30 plus years. The Dr. will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the procedure. So come into our office at 660 Cooper Rd., Suite 200, in Westerville to schedule a preliminary exam. See firsthand how this exciting procedure has helped thousands of Americans live fuller lives.

How Dental Implants can Help You.

Thousands of people across the country who’ve problems with the teeth are now enjoying life more because of breakthroughs in dental science. Maybe you’ve lost your teeth through an accident. Maybe you’ve worn dentures so long that your jawbone has deteriorated. Maybe you simply refuse to wear dentures. Whatever your situation, dental implants may help you look younger, feel better, and live life to the fullest.

How Dental Implants Can Change Your Life.

With dental implants, you’ll be able to eat the foods you use to eat. You’ll laugh again without feeling self-conscious, without feeling that something embarrassing will happen. You’ll be able to interact with people just like you did when you had natural teeth. And dental implants can restore your self-confidence too.

In addition to eating what foods you want, foods like apples and fresh vegetables, you’ll be healthier because you’ll be able to digest your food better. You see, without chewing your food completely, your body can’t digest it properly. But with dental implants, you’ll have almost as much biting and chewing powers as you did when you had natural teeth.

And you regain the ability to speak more effectively. You wont have to worry about loose dentures slurring your speech. And if someone tells you a joke, you’ll be able laugh without worrying about your teeth falling out of your mouth.

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No More Hassle with Dentures

You won’t have to worry about the messy cleaners and adhesives you had when you wore dentures. With dental implants you simply brush your teeth as if they were natural teeth. No fumbling with cumbersome partials or plates. No more discomfort and pain due to improperly fitted dentures. In short, you’ll experience a freedom you haven’t felt in years.

Costs of Dental Implants.

Dental implants are an investment in both your appearance and your health. The price of dental implants can range from one to several thousands of dollars. The Oral Health Center no only has 30 plus years of performing dental implants, but is one of the most affordable in Ohio. At The Oral Health Center, payment is expected at the time you receive treatment. But in addition to cash or check, several other options are available to make it more convenient for you to pay for your implants.  Major credit cards such as Visa and MasterCard are accepted. We also offer bank financing plan and if you pay her and playing over an extended period of time.

Types of Dental Implants:

There are two categories of implants: endosteal, placed directly to the jawbone, and subperiosteal, placed over the jawbone below the gum service. You can use either of the two or a combination, depending on the condition of your jawbone and how many teeth need to be replaced. Both can be used in either the upper or lower jaw

Post Type (Endosteal)

Post Implants are placed into the jaw to support one tooth. The bone grows around the threads in the post, securing the tooth. Posts are especially effective for patients who have lost their front teeth in an accident. They, too, require substantial bone thickness to accept the implant.