Though tooth extraction is often the only possible treatment for our Los Angeles patients with tooth damage beyond repair, every effort should be made to preserve the root structure. Fortunately, dental implants provide a new root which keeps the surrounding bone healthy and strong.
Many Beverly Hills cosmetic dentistry clients who lose a tooth do not understand the importance of replacing it with a dental implant. They wrongly believe that one missing tooth is not a significant problem.
In a recent post, I explained how traditional dental implants are used to dramatically improve the lives of my Century City denture and cosmetic dentistry clients. Today’s topic is mini dental implants, sometimes called ‘immediate implants’.
Tooth replacement has been a highly requested procedure at my Los Angeles dental practice. Patients from the Century City, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood area have expressed concern about tooth replacement for many years. Most of my questions have to do with the strength of the tooth replacement and durability.
At Century City Aesthetic Dentistry, there is no one size fits all treatment plan.
My artistic abilities have been perfected over several years of creating smile transformations for my Hollywood and Century City cosmetic dentistry clients. I am constantly receiving the latest training in new techniques and materials.
A. Front view of implant bar for clip on denture. B. Top view of implant supported bar. C. Full Denture with yellow clips to fit on bar. Note that without the clips and bar retention an upper denture would not be “U” shaped but it would have to cover the entire roof of the mouth…