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Information about dental implants

What does it mean to have a dental implant and when do you need dental implants? A dental implant is a surgical procedure used to replace a missing tooth. A dental implant is actually a replacement for the root or roots of a tooth. There are two types of dental implants that the Vartanian Dental Group in Mission Viejo performs, mini dental implants and titanium dental implants.

First, there MDI’s or mini dental implants, which is a miniature titanium dental implant that used to stabilize poorly fit or loose dentures. It is significantly thinner than a traditional dental implant. The implants are tiny titanium cylinders which are placed into the jawbone where teeth are missing.  The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for your new teeth. The titanium screw has a ball shaped head which the tooth snaps into a socket connector that is incorporated into the base of the denture. A rubber O-ring is used inside the socket connector that holds the dentures in place and acts as your natural tooth to performing everyday activities like eating, chewing and talking.

Second, there are Titanium Dental Implants, which uses a titanium post anchored into your jawbone. This titanium post acts as your foundation to hold your crown. Titanium Dental Implants are directly connected with the gum tissues and underlying bone in the mouth. It is important to have healthy gums because when the titanium dental implant is surgically placed into your jawbone and the new crown is adhesive on, the gums will have to naturally reconnect healthy tissue to the new crown. At the Vartanian Dental Group in Mission Viejo, our team of specialists can handle everything under one roof. You will not need an outside referral or have to make multiple appointments. Our periodontist expert specializes in precisely these areas. Not only does the Vartanian Dental Group periodontists have experience, knowledge and training; plus they also have the special facility make your crown to ensure you have teeth that look and feel like your own.

At the Vartanian Dental Group in Mission Viejo, we only use biocompatible materials, which are the best at interacting with the human body. Biocompatiblilty refers to how a material interacts  with the human body and if the biocompatible titanium post is accepted naturally, then natural growth of healthy tissue will begin to occur. The Vartanian Dental Group in Orange County has performed hundreds of these proceedures without any problems. Call 949-586-5669 to schedule your free consultation.

After this procedure is completed, the healing time is regularly very fast. Within a week to two, you will begin to notice natural tissue growth around the tooth that was just replaced. Proper dental care is even more critical for patients who have had this procedure. Mandatory brushing and flossing on a daily basis is required. You may want to go to the dentist for regular cleanings three times a year, rather than twice a year. This allows the professionls to get up into the deep area of the gum line that we so often miss cleaning at home. For the best dental implant procedure, schedule your free consultation with the Vartanian Dental Group of Mission Viejo. Conveniently located at 26302 La Paz Rd Ste 203 in Mission Viejo Ca 92691, right off the LaPaz exit and 5 Freeway, in the heart of South Orange County, you are just 10-15 minutes away from anywhere in south Orange County!