Just had my first Appointment with Dr Weber to have my implants repaired that was put in by another dental practice that soon retired right after I had my implants done.. I have seen a few dentists since and not been truly satisfied with them.
But Now I have to say I think my wife and I have found a new dentist! The staff is wonderful, Dr Weber worked on my implant as long as it took to repair, I felt very welcomed and I feel they honestly cared and Dr Weber did an awesome job on the repair! Highly Recommend!~ Kaylie Dickerson
If missing teeth keep you from smiling, you can finally find a permanent solution with the professional team at Weber Dental Center. Located in Spokane Valley, Washington, the office is home to highly trained dentists who have a vast experience improving smiles and function with dental implants. To learn more, call the office to schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Anthony Weber, Dr. Sue Weishaar, or Dr. Lori Weber. You can even book your appointment online now.
Dental Implants Q & A
What are dental implants?
Dental implants replace both your natural tooth and its root. Your dentist often suggests an implant when you’re missing a single tooth. When you’re missing multiple teeth in a row, they may recommend an implant-supported bridge or dentures.
At Weber Dental Center, your dentist may recommend an implant because it provides stronger the support than traditional tooth replacement options.
Your Natural Tooth vs. A Dental Implant
How do dental implants work?
When you see your dentist for a dental implant, they place a titanium cylinder in your jaw bone, which anchors your new tooth in your mouth, forming a strong, solid bond. Over the next six months, your jaw heals, fusing to the cylinder (a process called osseointegration).
After your jaw and gums heal, your dentist connects a prosthetic called an abutment. A mold of the abutment is created, then a custom-built crown is made. Your dentist secures this crown to your abutment.
Procedure Used to Place a Dental Implant
Who should consider dental implants?
Anyone who’s missing a tooth and looking for a replacement should consider dental implants. Your dentist at Weber Dental Center examines your teeth, jaw, and gums, and determines if you’re an appropriate candidate.
They may request dental imaging, including X-rays, panoramic films, or 3D CT scans, to assess whether your jawbone is strong and healthy enough for dental implants. In many cases, a bone graft is necessary before placing the implant.
What are the benefits of dental implants?
Dental implants offer more support than other options, including full or partial dentures and cemented bridges, and provide multiple benefits, such as:
- Better bone preservation
- No risk of further tooth decay
- Permanent tooth replacement
- Increased stability and strength
While dental implants improve your smile, the procedure has non-cosmetic applications. Dental implants can improve the function of your jaw and teeth, and because the replacement tooth is independently rooted in your jaw, much like a natural tooth, it doesn’t impact or affect your other teeth.
If missing teeth are impacting your smile, find a solution at Weber Dental Center. Call the office today to schedule your appointment or book it online.