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Melbourne Dental Implants Creates a Solid Dental Foundation

Closeup of flawless beautiful smileLosing teeth can be detrimental not only to your health, but also your social self-confidence. If you are facing the hurdles that an incomplete set of teeth can pose to your day-to-day life, consider dental implants. This revolutionary tooth-replacement solution provides the most lifelike, longest-lasting result available.

What Are Dental Implants?

Animation of dental implant supported crownDental implant posts provide a strong foundation with which Dr. Rose replaces missing teeth. Coupled with restorations that look and function like your natural teeth, dental implants are designed to blend seamlessly with your smile.  Implants are made of biocompatible metal, and directly attached or implanted into the jaw bone, resulting in a replacement that closely resembles natural teeth.  Dental implants offer superior strength, reduce bone loss, and don’t compromise surrounding healthy teeth, as other types of restorations do.  Whether replacing a single tooth or a complete arch, implants offer many benefits over other tooth replacement options.

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The Dental Implant Process

Model of dental implant supported crownDr. Rose works with experienced oral surgeons, coordinating your care through each step of the process. Once the surgeon has placed the implant or implants, Dr. Rose can place an artistically fabricated restoration, like a single crown, bridge, or even a full denture.

Dental implants can greatly improve the lives of patients dealing with ill-fitting bridges or dentures. Why don’t you let us help you enjoy the benefits of an implant-retained replacement device? You can experience the freedom to eat, speak, and smile that you enjoyed when you had all of your natural teeth!

Dental Implant FAQs

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Are you still curious as to whether or not you’re a good candidate for dental implants in Melbourne? Patients and professionals alike recommend this modern restorative procedure for people suffering from tooth loss because it offers countless benefits that traditional dentures, bridges, and crowns aren’t able to. The best way to get any questions you have answered is to visit Dr. Rose for a consultation. She is more than happy to walk you through the process and discuss a treatment plan with you. For now, we’ve compiled some common questions we get from patients below for your convenience.



Will I need a bone graft?

It’s true that some patients require bone grafts before their implant surgery can be scheduled. After years of missing teeth, your jawbone will be lacking  the stimulation it needs to maintain its density. Because the titanium implants need to naturally fuse with your jawbone, without the proper density, it could pose an increased risk of failure.

During your initial consultation with Dr. Rose, she’ll inspect your oral health and take X-rays and images of your facial structure and mouth. This will allow her to determine whether you need any preparatory procedures such as gum disease therapy, tooth extractions, or a bone graft.

How long will the process take?

Every patient’s timeline drastically varies depending on a variety of factors. When you visit our office, Dr. Rose will lay out an individualized treatment plan that will outline how long the procedure will take to complete. Some factors that can impact your timeline include:

Between some of your procedures, you’ll need to allow your gums and mouth to heal and your implants to successfully fuse with your jawbone. This way, you’ll have a strong, healthy, and stable foundation for your replacement teeth to be placed on.

How long do implants last?

With the proper care, your dental implants can last over 35 years, which is longer than any traditional restorative option. Because they’re so similar to your natural teeth, you can take care of them in the same way. To get the most out of your implants, be sure to:

Dr. Rose can also offer additional aftercare recommendations to ensure that you’re able to enjoy your newly improved smile for decades to come. It’s also important to keep in mind that just because these are replacement teeth, doesn’t mean they’re indestructible. Be sure to visit Exceptional Dentistry every six months for your checkup and cleaning so we can make sure that your new teeth are healthy. This will also allow us a chance to take care of any issues while they’re small and easily treatable.

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