Your Top Dental Implant Questions Answered

There are a lot of reasons why a tooth needs replacement — from swollen gums to dental cavities to bone loss. Dr. Bhasin and Dr. Eyman are Central Georgia dental implant specialists who have performed over a hundred extreme full mouth makeover cases. He will make sure that your overall appearance and ability to eat is affected as little as possible after your Central Georgia dental implant placement.

We answer your most common dental implant questions below.

What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root planted on your jawbone which replaces missing tooth. You could choose to replace one single tooth or replace an entire set of teeth.

What is a dental implant made of?

Titanium is the main component of dental implants. They could either be shaped like blades, cylinders, or screws.

Are dental implants safe?

Dental implants are a tried-and-tested tooth replacement treatment. Apart from being safe, they look natural and could last for a very long time if taken cared of properly.

Who are qualified to have dental implants?

While everyone (except growing children) is qualified to have dental implants, there are certain factors which might delay your plans of having your tooth replaced. These include smoking and certain diseases which suppresses one’s immune system. If you have been smoking for a long time, you might want to quit smoking before getting a dental implant.

An excellent oral hygiene is vital to make your dental implants last longer. Our dentists will provide you with instructions and specific advice on how to take care of your implants after placement.

Visit the Central Georgia Periodontics and Dental Implants Center now if you’d like to know more about having dental implants in Warner Robins. Call us at 478.923.0232 or fill out this contact request form to set up an initial consultation. We look forward to your visit!